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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Penderry Estate Collection, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW Pe

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Penderry Estate Collection

Short Title: Penderry Estate Collection, papers

Creation date(s): 1641-1830

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): The Penderry Estate


Administrative/Biographical history: The collection relates to the Morgan family and the Penderry estate, in the parish of Llangyfelach, and litigation over the estate in the early nineteenth century. The papers appear to have been part of the collection of James and Collins, solicitors.


Scope and content/abstract: Abstract of deeds, c.1787-1806; Deeds, 1800-1810; Inventories and valuations, 1703-1805; Correspondence, 1804-1833; Bills and receipts, 1800-1812; Legal papers, 1804-1839; Wills, 1809; Family papers, 1800-1816


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: The collection was originally catalogued at University College Library, Swansea, where an interpretation of the original order was made. This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. From 1966 onwards the records were moved to the library in the University College, Swansea in consignments. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004; Source amended by ANW, January 2005; This description May 2

Deeds | Wales, South
Inheritance and succession | Wales, South
Legal documents | Wales | Swansea

Personal names
Morgan , Thomas , of Penderry

Corporate names

Llandeilo Tal-y-bont (Wales)
Penderry (Wales)
Sketty (Swansea, Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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