Reference code(s): GB 0214 DST
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Stockwood of Bridgend, solicitors, collection
Short Title: Stockwood of Bridgend, solicitors, collection
Creation date(s): 1614-1947
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: Information to be supplied.
Name of creator(s): Stockwood of Bridgend
Administrative/Biographical history: The solicitors firm of Stockwood of Bridgend, Glamorgan, was founded by Thomas Stockwood (1814-1895). He was joined in the business by his clerk, J. H. Williams, and the firms name was changed to Stockwood and Wiliams. The firm's clients included the Rev. Thomas Davies of Coity, the Lewis family, and the Phillip Price Trust and Price Davis family.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of Stockwood of Bridgend, 1614-1918, including: papers of the Rev. Thomas Davies of Coity, and Coity parish lease of property, 1767-[c. 1914]; correspondence, reports etc, relating to 'The Rest', Newton Nottage, 1863-1884; mineral estate papers and lease of Crythan Park Estate, Melincrythan Estate, Llynvi Colliery and Duffryn Pit, and letters relating to the 1873 strike, 1870-1881; poems of local interest, 1806-1861; political poems about taxes, 1808; papers relating to the Lewis Family, 1815-1888; Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteers papers, 1861-1887; correspondence, [c. 1819]-1918; miscellaneous papers, 1808-1871; deeds, contracts and sale catalogues, 1844-1927; Manor of Coity Anglia papers, 1728-1914; papers relating to the Phillip Price Trust, 1733-1943; papers connected with the administration of the Phillip Price Trust, 1842-1948; estates for families for whom Phillip Price (and others) acted as trustees, 1825-1875; estates of members of the Price Family; 1847-1913; and estates of members of Price Davis Family (descendants of Phillip Price), 1876-1938; Property deeds, 1830-1947; Will of Evan David, 1895.
Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh, Latin and French; hand-written and printed.
System of arrangement: Arranged according to date and type.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Physical characteristics: Some documents may be too fragile to produce.
Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Stockwood and Williams at various dates. Property deeds, 1830-1947; Will of Evan David, 1895 received from a house clearance firm, July 2013.
Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Record Office: Coity Parish Documents, (P/80/4-6; DXEL)
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for Stockwood of Bridgend, solicitors.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: March 2004. Revised July 2013