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Glamorgan Archives
Barry commercial property deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXLE

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Barry commercial property deeds

Short Title: Barry commercial property deeds

Creation date(s): 1871-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres ( 9 parchments, 9 files, 9 papers)

Name of creator(s): Messrs J. A. Hughes and Co., and E.C. Romilly, Barry


Administrative/Biographical history: Barry was a small village until the late nineteenth century, when industrial development and construction of the No 1 Dock and Basin in 1889, mainly for the export of coal, led to rapid commercial and urban growth.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds relating to commercial property in Barry, 1871-1957; abstract of title of E.C. Romilly relating to lands in parishes of Barry, Porthkerry, Penmark and Llancarfan, 1815-1941.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by property, this collection contains several boxes of unlisted material.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives by a private individual, 1965-1973



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Kelly's Directory of South Wales and Monmouthshire , 1891 and 1926; Moore, Donald (ed) Barry: The Centenary Book (Barry 1985)

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004

Deeds | Wales | Barry

Personal names
Romilly , Eric Carnegie , 1886-1953

Corporate names
Romilly Estate (Wales)

Barry (Wales)
Llancarfan (Wales)
Penmark (Wales)
Porthkerry (Wales)

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