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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Sketty Park Estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD SK

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Sketty Park Estate Estate Records/Maps and Plans

Short Title: Sketty Park Estate, records

Creation date(s): 1818-1874

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Sketty Park Estate

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Sir John Armine Morris (1813-1893) was the 3rd Baronet of Sketty Park. The family founded Morriston as an industrial township to house their workers in the late eighteenth century. Sketty Park was built about 1820.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Plan of Lower Sketty Farm, 1818, and Sketty Park, 1840; survey of the Sketty Park Estate, 1874; copy of the Llanrhidian Higher tithe map, [c. 1874]; deeds, 1875.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: plans, surveys, deeds

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service and the National Register of Archives

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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: Received from Ruth Thomas, Rowland Jones & Partners, Chartered Surveyors, 120 Walter Road, Swansea SA1 5RF for deposit with the West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Hall, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, 15 June 2001

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers relating to the Morris estate are University of Swansea, LIS Archives: Morris papers; and West Glamorgan Archive Service: Morris Estate Papers

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Sketty Park Estate Estate Records/Maps and Plans; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service: A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998); Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (London, 1872); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Swansea
Sketty Park Estate (Wales) | Archives

Personal names
Morris , John Armine , b. 1813 , Sir

Corporate names
Sketty Park Estate (Wales)

Places
Morriston (Wales)
Sketty (Swansea, Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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