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Bangor University
Carmarthenshire County Court Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CCCB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Carmarthenshire County Court Book

Short Title: Carmarthenshire County Court Book

Creation date(s): 1783-1793

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Charles Morgan

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Charles Morgan, the creator of this document, lived at Quay Street, Carmarthen.
The county court in Carmarthenshire, like those throughout the country, deals with Civil litigation before a magistrate or recorder, although small claims are usually settled out of court. The rights and responsibilities of individuals and companies are covered by Civil law.
The court baron enabled the Lord of the Manor to organise the life of the manor.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Carmarthenshire County Court Book written by Charles Morgan for the years 1783-1793.
The last entries record the cases of John Shankland of St. Clears v. Josiah Howell, late of St. Clears, and John Shankland v. Philip Scourfield of Llwyn Celyn in the parish of Llangynin and others. On the reverse side, there is a table of costs and certain processes at the Baron's Court for 1788-1790.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 221

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
County courts | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Courts baron and court leets

Personal names
Morgan , Charles , of Carmarthen

Corporate names

Places

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