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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Cwrt-y-ceidrim estate papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Xlf

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Cwrt-y-ceidrim Estate Papers

Short Title: Cwrt-y-ceidrim estate papers

Creation date(s): 1659-1938

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 38 items

Name of creator(s): The Penry family


Administrative/Biographical history: Cwrt-y-ceidrim, also known as Plas Llanedi and Plas Mawr, was the seat of the Penry family who traced their descent from Bleddyn ap Maenarch. After six generations of the Penrys, the male line ended with Henry Penry. His sister Rachel married William Jones, whose grandson John lived at Cwrt-y-ceidrim until his death in 1842. The estate was offered for sale first in 1876, then again in 1921.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds of properties in the parishes of Llandeilo Talybont, Llangyfelach and Swansea, 1683-1848; wills, 1715-1883; and personal papers, 1764-1889.


Language/scripts of material: Enlish

System of arrangement: Arranged by record type

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Information not available

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.



Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley of West Glamorgan Archive Service. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Schedule of Cwrt-y-ceidrim Estate Papers.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2002

Penry family, | of Cwrt-y-ceirim | Archives

Personal names
Penry family , of Cwrt-y-ceidrim

Corporate names

Llangyfelach (Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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