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Gwent Archives
Llantarnam Estate records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3267

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Records of the Llantarnam Estate

Short Title: Llantarnam Estate records

Creation date(s): 1631-[c.1980]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 270 items (arranged 1-198)

Name of creator(s): Phillips family of Llanfihangel Llantarnam; John Jenkins of Caerleon


Administrative/Biographical history: The Llantarnam estate included land in the parish of Llanfihangel Llantarnam, Monmouthshire, in the manors of Redcastle and Magna Porta. Henry and Blanch Phillip held land in the parish from [c.1779]. Their son, Henry Phillips (fl. 1766-1801), held the land during the late 18th century. His widow, Ann Phillips (d. [c.1858]) continued to hold the land until [c.1852], when all her landed and personal estate was divided between her two daughters, Blanch and Elizabeth. John Jenkins [fl. 1854-1860] of Caerleon, Monmouthshire, held lands in Caerleon during the mid 19th century. He devised his estate to his wife, Margaret and his sons, William and Alexander Howell.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the Llantarnam Estate, 1631-[c.1980], including manorial records relating to the manors of Aber-carn, 1762-1799; Goldcliff, 1788; Magna Porta, 1660-[c.1870]; Redcastle, 1719-1852; deeds relating to Caerleon, 1632-1903; Cwmbrân and Newport, 1875-1956; Llanfihangel Lantarnam, 1758-1875; Llanfrechfa, Llangibby, Llangattock Juxta Caerleon, Henllys and Penhow, 1699-1808; Gellydeg and Trevethin, 1870-1937; Glamorgan, 1953-1955; wills 1721-1860; personal papers relating to Henry Phillips, of Llanfihangel Lanternam, 1631-1801; Ann Phillips of Llanfihangel Llantarnam, 1808-1855; John Jenkins of Caerleon, 1845-1859; miscellaneous, 1755-[c.1980].


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Manorial documents; Title deeds; Wills; Personal papers; Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Documents D3267 176-197 formed part of the same bundle. This arrangement has been retained, with the documents being re-sorted into chronological order.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donation,1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Records of the Llantarnam Estate.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Estate administration | Wales | Monmouthshire
Manors | Wales | Monmouthshire
Phillips family, | of Llanfihangel Llantarnam | Archives

Personal names
Jenkins , John , of Caerleon
Phillips family , of Llanfihangel Llantarnam

Corporate names

Llanfihangel Llantarnam (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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