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Glamorgan Archives
Llantrisant deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXRW

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llantrisant deeds

Short Title: Llantrisant deeds

Creation date(s): 1594-1850

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (23 parchments, 23 papers, 2 booklets)

Name of creator(s): The Portreeve of Llantrisant


Administrative/Biographical history: Llantrisant is a former medieval borough, strategically sited on a hill near the juncture of the rivers Clun and Ely, with commanding views over the Vale of Glamorgan. The town was attacked on several occasions between 1300 and 1402 but lost its military importance in the later middle ages. In 1883, the borough status of the town was finally abolished by the Municipal Corporations Act .


Scope and content/abstract: Llantrisant deeds, 1594-1843; certificates, 1697-1745; apprenticeship indentures, 1720-1847; miscellaneous accounts and receipts, c1800-1850.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

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


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1969



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Lewis, Dillwyn The History of Llantrisant (Newport 1975); Soulsby, Ian The Towns of Medieval Wales(Chichester 1983)

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 | Llantrisant (Rhondda Cynon Taff)

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Llantrisant (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales : Borough)

Llantrisant (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)

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