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Jenkins of Trostre deeds and documents

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3467

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Jenkins of Trostre Deeds and Documents

Short Title: Jenkins of Trostre deeds and documents

Creation date(s): 1647-1818

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (46 items)

Name of creator(s): Lewis family of Trostre

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Lewis family of Llanelly, Brecknockshire, held land in Llanddewi Fach in the 17th and 18th centuries. Ruth Lewis married Samuel Wilmot of Yatton, Somerset in the late 18th century. The Jenkins family held land in the parish of Lladdewi Fach, Monmouthshire in the 17th century. Hercules Jenkins of Glascoed, in the parish of Usk, Monmouthshire married Mary Arthur of Trostre in c.1796. Their son James married Elizabeth Handley Wilmot. The Lordship of Edlogan was in parish of Llanddewi Fach.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating mainly to the Jenkins, Lewis and Wilmot families, 1647-1818, including deeds relating to properties in Llanddewi Fach and Usk, 1652-1818; deed relating to land in Somerset, 1789; manorial records of Edlogan, 1651-1749; settlements relating to land in Monmouthshire, 1647-1796.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Deeds relating to Llanthewy Fach and Usk; Documents relating to Somerset; Manorial records; Settlements; Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Deeds relating mainly to the Jenkins, Lewis and Wilmot families, for property in Llanthewy Vach and Usk, and in Somerset.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Llanddewi Fach
Deeds | Wales | Usk

Personal names
Jenkins family , of Trostre

Corporate names

Places
Glascoed (Monmouthshire, Wales)
Llanddewi Fach (Wales)
Usk (Wales)
Yatton (North Somerset, England)

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