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Gwent Archives
Abergavenny, Marquess of, sales, documents

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2075

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Papers re sales etc. of Marquess of Abergavenny

Short Title: Abergavenny, Marquess of, sales, documents

Creation date(s): 1747-1923

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Nevill family, Lords Abergavenny


Administrative/Biographical history: The Monmouthshire estates of the Neville family were a relatively minor part of the over-all Abergavenny estate. According to the 1873 return of owners of land, the Earl of Abergavenny owned some 15,000 acres in Sussex, 6,000 acres in Kent and 7,000 acres in Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire, besides 11 acres in Norfolk.


Scope and content/abstract: Court book of the manor of Tregare, Bryngwyn Penrose and Henllys, 1747-1922, and papers relating to sales of estate land in Abergavenny, Bryngwyn, Llanelly, Llanfoist, Llantilio Pertholey, Llanddewi Rhydderch and Llanwenarth, 1917-1923.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Not known.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Lee and Pembertons, Solicitors, 45 Pont Street, London SW1X 0BX (B. R. A. 2095), 1983.


Related material: Further family and estate papers are Gwent Record Office, D7 and D1583 as are various manorial documents relating to the Lordship of Bergavenny, MAN/A/2. Further estate records are National Library of Wales, Marquess of Abergavenny Papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of papers re. sales etc. of Marquess of Abergavenny.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2001

Estate sales | Wales | Monmouthshire
Manorial courts | Wales | Monmouthshire | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Nevill family , Marquesses of Abergavenny

Corporate names
Bryngwyn Manor (Wales)

Monmouthshire (Wales)

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