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Powys County Archives Office
British Records Association, records relating to Breconshire

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/D/BRA 1636, 1993, 2047, 2118, 2133, 2146, 2160, 2389, 2509, 2549, 2591

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: British Records Association, Records relating to Breconshire

Short Title: British Records Association, records relating to Breconshire

Creation date(s): 17th-20th cent.

Level of description:


Name of creator(s): British Records Association


Administrative/Biographical history: The British Records Association was formed in 1932. It acts as an archival clearing house, collecting groups of records and distributing them to the appropriate repositories.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, relating to properties all over Breconshire, mostly from London solicitors offices.Among them are deeds and manorial records, 17th-20th cent., relating to Llanigon, 1757, 1767, 1856; Brecon, 1767, 1776, 1788, 1790-1792, including a transcript of enrolled Charter granted 20 March 1555/1556 by Philip and Mary to the Borough of Brecon; Glasbury, 1623-1775; Ystradfellte, 1869-1874; Gwenddwr, 1675; papers about The Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Railway Company, 1861,1873; several personal papers, 1722-1723, 1782, 1796, 1828; and papers regarding the Yniscedwyn Estate, Ystradgynlais, 1911-1968.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged according to depositor.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Deposited by Vestry House Museum; Blythe, Dutton and Hollowsy, London; per Clwyd Record Office; Rooks Rider, Solicitors; Gregory Rowcliffe and Co., Solicitors; C. Hoare and Co., Bankers; British Telecom, 1945-1969; Messrs. Lee, Bolton and Lee, transferred by Carmarthen Record Office 19 October 1991

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Records transferred from the British Records Association, catalogue; British Records Association website (, viewed 18th February 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005.

Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Company | Archives
Deeds | Wales | Breconshire
Deeds | Wales | Powys
Ynyscedwyn Estate (Ystradgynlais, Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway
British Records Association
Ynyscedwyn Estate (Ystradgynlais, Wales)

Brecon (Wales)
Breconshire (Wales)
Glasbury (Wales)
Gwenddwr (Wales)
Llanigon (Wales)
Powys (Wales)
Radnorshire (Wales)
Ystradfellte (Wales)
Ystradgynlais (Wales)

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