Fonds GB 0210 HENLEN - Hendrefelen Estate Records,

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Hendrefelen Estate Records,


  • 1546-1885 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.058 cubic meters (2 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mr A. P. Hughes-Gibb of Penshurst, Kent, in 1949.

Content and structure area

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.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access and use area

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 laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Latin

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2001.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Mair James.

Archivist's note

The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Jones, Francis, Historic Cardiganshire Homes and their families, (Newport, 2000);

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