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Egerton Allen Manuscripts
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Arms and pedigrees,

A Welsh armorial, with indexes of family names and of ordinaries, extracted by C. F. Egerton Allen from Percy Enderbie, Cambria Trivmphans (London, 1661), together with Welsh pedigrees and arms from manuscript and printed sources, e.g., a manuscript among the papers of Dean Allen (i.e., James Allen, dean of St. Davids), a manuscript in the Pentypark Collection, a letter from Theophilus Jones, Brecon, to John Lloyd, dale and Mabws, 1809, etc.

Articles relating to Pembrokeshire (offprints)

Offprints of articles published in Archaeologia Cambrensis, namely 'On the Architectural Antiquities of South Pembrokeshire' by E. A. Freeman (1852), 'The House of Scotsborough, near Tenby' by Edward Laws (1906) and 'The Early Life of St. Samson of Dol' by W. Done Bushell (1903).

Bibliographical index of Pembrokeshire, with notes

A copy, with manuscript notes by Allen, of a bibliographical index of Pembrokeshire entitled A List of Printed Books treating of, or containing substantial references to The County of Pembroke (Solva and Fishguard, 1897) compiled by Henry Owen, 1896, and published as No. 1 in the series Cambrian Archaeological Association. Archaeological Survey of Wales.

Copies of Y Cymmrodor articles, with notes

Copies, with manuscript notes by Allen, of reprints of articles in Y Cymmrodor by Francis Green, St Davids entitled 'Old County Families of Dyfed. I. The Wogans of Boulston. II. The Wogans of Merrion and Somersetshire'.


Drafts of letters, 1918, from Allen to Sir Thomas Meyrick, bart, MP, Bush, Pembrokeshire, and to Lady Meyrick, with a reply from Lady Meyrick; correspondence with Henry Owen, Poyston, 1902; etc.

Egerton Allen Manuscripts

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  • [1717 x 1928]

A collection mainly of Pembrokeshire interest and including material relating to Tenby and Haverfordwest; correspondence, estate accounts and miscellaneous papers of Charles Francis Egerton Allen (1847-1927); papers of the Barlow family of Slebech; a copy, in five parts, of Edward Laws: The History of Little England beyond Wales; etc.

Allen, Charles Francis Egerton, 1847-1927

Etchings of Tenby ... (transcript)

An incomplete transcript by Allen of Charles Norris: Etchings of Tenby ... with a short account of that town ... (London, 1812), and of the 'Letter' addressed by Norris [1779-1858] to the burgesses and inhabitants of Tenby in 1831, with notes by Allen.

Heraldic Visitations of Wales ... (copi), gyda nodiadau

Allen's copy, with numerous manuscript notes and additional pedigree tables, of Volume I of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick [ed.]: Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches; Between the years 1586 and 1613 ... by Lewys Dwnn, Deputy Herald at Arms ... (Llandovery, 1846).


Draft notes, extracts, memoranda, etc., by C. F. Egerton Allen relating to the arms of Pembrokeshire and other families. The material is based on printed sources, memorial stones and tablets, and bookplates, and among the longer items are 'Notes for Ordinary of Arms in Enderbie' (see N.L.W. MS. 12219D) and 'An attempt to trick the coats of arms blazoned in an App[endi]x to Laws 'Little England beyond Wales' pp. 424-446'. Much of the material is written on the dorse of a variety of printed sheets relating to the disarmament conference summoned by Nicholas II of Russia [1899]. Accompanying the material are holograph letters and post cards to C. F. Egerton Allen from E. Hewlett Edwards, Tenby, 1911, J. T. Evans, Stow-on- the-Wold, [19]04, Francis Green, St. Davids, 1910, Mabel Lloyd, Cresborough, Haverfordwest, etc., [19]05-1906 (together with a letter from C. F. Egerton Allen to Mabel Lloyd, [19]05), [Sir] H[enry] O[wen] [London] 1904, and D. P. S. Reid, Boulston, near Haverfordwest, [19]03.

Little England beyond Wales

A copy, in five parts, of Edward Laws: The History of Little England beyond Wales (London and Tenby, 1888), interleaved, with manuscript notes by Allen.

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