Sub-sub-fonds AB - Breconshire estate,

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Breconshire estate,


  • 1716-1957 (Creation)

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152 volumes, 96 folders, 55 bundles, 20 envelopes, 3 boxes, 3 items, 1 file.

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The agents of the Breconshire estate included Hugh Bold (1786-1807), Thomas Bold (1808-1828), David Thomas (1847-1885), H. Edgar Thomas (1886-1908), and Henry F. W. Harries and Gilbert D. E. Thomas (1909-1915).

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Estate administration records relating to the pre-1806 Dderw, Palleg and Tredegar estates in Breconshire, and the successor post-1806 Tredegar Breconshire estate.

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Arranged into six groups: valuations and particulars, 1815-1934 (ABS), rentals and other financial records, 1758-1941 (ABA), estate correspondence, 1814-1957 (ABC), letting records, 1716-1937 (ABL), tithe administration records, c.1840-1937 (ABT), buying and selling property, 1817-1934 (ABB), estate office books, 1819-1938 (ABO), and legal papers, 1772-1901 (ABY).

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Preferred citation: AB

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  • Text: AB.