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National Library of Wales
Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire manorial records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CARORIAL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire Manorial Records

Short Title: Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire manorial records

Creation date(s): 1832-1936

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.036 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Various manorial courts in Wales


Administrative/Biographical history: A group of manorial court rolls and related documents for manors in Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire came into the possession of Mr Robert C. Stones of Maplas, Cheshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Records and court rolls, 1832-1936, mainly relating to the manors of Anhuniog, Creuddyn, Cyfoethbrenin, Mebwynion, Mefenydd, Perfedd, Tal-y-sarn and Silian, in Cardiganshire, 1874-1936, and the manors of Caeo, Catheiniog, Glyncothi and Bwlchcymbyd, Mabelfyw, Mabedrud, Maenordeilo, Mallaen, Pennant Forest and Talley, in Carmarthenshire, 1883-1934; copies of surveys of Talley, 1832; and miscellaneous documents, 1842-1858.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Cardiganshire Court Rolls, bundled by manor; Carmarthenshire Court Rolls, bundled by manor; and miscellaneous documents.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, pp. 7-9, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Part purchased from Robert C. Stones, Malpas, Cheshire, in 1995; part previosuly held by National Library of Wales.


Related material: Earlier manorial court rolls for Tal-y-sarn and Silian are NLW, MS 22680E.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch and Martin Locock for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Manorial courts | Wales | Carmarthenshire | Records and correspondence
Manorial courts | Wales | Ceredigion
Manors | Wales | Caeo
Manors | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Manors | Wales | Ceredigion

Personal names

Corporate names
Mabelfyw Manor (Wales)

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)

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