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Powys County Archives Office
Llangatwg (Llangattock), Crickhowell, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/DX/17

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Deeds relating to property in Llangatwg (Llangattock), Crickhowell

Short Title: Llangatwg (Llangattock), Crickhowell, deeds

Creation date(s): 1737-1900

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (63 items)

Name of creator(s): Rev. John James Evans, Cantref Rectory


Administrative/Biographical history: David Thomas (fl. 1799-1835) of Laswern Hwynt (or Laswern Ucha), Llangattock, Brecknockshire, and Joan Edwards (fl. 1816-1836) of Laswern Farm, Llangattock, both sold their properties to Crawshay Bailey (1789-1872) of Nant-y-glo, Monmouthshire. The Rev. John James Evans (fl. 1860-1894) of Cantref Rectory, Brecon, was curate of St Woolos in Newport, Monmouthshire, before becoming Rector at Brecon.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and related papers concerning property in Llangatwg (Llangattock), near Crickhowell, Brecknockshire, 1737-1836; papers relating to Rev. John James Evans, Cantref Rectory, Brecon, 1860-1900.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations 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: The documents probably originated with Jeffreys and Powell, solicitors.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred by the Curator, Brecknock Museum, 1990.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Deeds and related papers concerning property in p. Llangatwg (Llangattock), Crickhowell, co. Brecon, and other papers; Powys County Archives Office website (, viewed 1 April 2005; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005

Deeds | Wales | Llangattock

Personal names
Bailey , Crawshay , 1789-1872
Evans , John James , fl. 1860-1894

Corporate names

Llangattock (Wales)

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