- 1546-1885 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.058 cubic meters (2 boxes)
Name of creator
William Hughes of Tyglyn acquired the Hendrefelen estate, Cardiganshire, from Charles Lloyd of Maesyfelin 1691. The estate remained in the possession of the Hughes family until the marriage of Elizabeth Hughes (d. 1856) with Captain Francis Thomas Gibb (d. 1881) of Bath. Their son, Francis Griffith Gibb, lived at Greenford Lodge, near Southall, Middlesex.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr A. P. Hughes-Gibb of Penshurst, Kent, in 1949.
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Scope and content
Deeds relating to the Hendrefelen estate, 1546-1885, in Cardiganshire, Brecon and Manchester, including a faculty from the bishop of St Davids enabling Edward Richard to set up a library at Ystrad Meurig.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at NLW have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Jones, Francis, Historic Cardiganshire Homes and their families, (Newport, 2000);