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Glamorgan Archives
Edmondes Family of Llantrithyd, Cowbridge and Llandough-juxta-Cowbridge records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DED

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Edmondes Family of Llantrithyd, Cowbridge and Llandough-juxta-Cowbridge records

Short Title: Edmondes Family of Llantrithyd, Cowbridge and Llandough-juxta-Cowbridge records

Creation date(s): 17th-20th centuries

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 16 boxes; 0.36 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Edmondes Family of Llantrithyd, Cowbridge and Llandough-juxta-Cowbridge

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Edmondes family fortune was founded on careers in estate management, the law and the army. In 1755 the family purchased the estate of Beaupre in St. Hilary which added considerably to their assets in Glamorgan. The Edmondes also occupied Llandough castle from 1776-1794. The family have been called a Welsh example of a early modern nouveau riche family (Thomas, St. Hilary, 2000) who were able to to divide their time between the Town House at Cowbridge and their Country Seat at Beaupre.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Edmondes Family of Llantrithyd, Cowbridge and Llandough-juxta-Cowbridge records comprising of pedigree of family; deeds of property in Cowbridge; Llanblethian; Llantrithyd; Llantwit Fardre; Llantrisant; Colwinston; Laleston; Llanilid; St. Hilary; Ystradyfodwg; out county papers; will and related documents; bonds; accounts; financial papers; miscellaneous papers; diaries of Frederick William Edmondes, archdeacon of Llandaff

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Edmondes Family of Llantrithyd, Cowbridge and Llandough-juxta-Cowbridge records are arranged chronolgically by record series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record conditions apply

Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by private individual, 1988-2006

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Brian Ll. James and David J. Francis, Cowbridge and Llanblethian Past and Present, (Cobridge 1979); Hilary M. Thomas, St. Hilary: A History of the Place and its People, (St. Hilary, 2000)

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006. Amended August 2006.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Edmondes family | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Cowbridge (Wales)
Llandough (Cowbridge, Wales)
Llantrithyd (Wales)

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