- 1557-1939 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)A few deeds are damaged by damp.
Name of creator
Jeffreys and Powell is a firm of solicitors in Brecon.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Messrs Jeffreys & Powell, solicitors, Brecon, 1958-1970.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Title deeds and other documents of depositor's clients, 1557-1939, relating to properties in Brecknockshire, 1557-1939, in particular to the Little Bell, Brecon, 1759-1883, and to the Pant Griffith estate, Merthyr Cynog, 1705-1856; in Glamorgan, 1731-1920, including the Court Rhyd-hir estate, 1731-1920; and in Radnorshire, 1639-1800, Monmouthshire, 1756-1834, and Herefordshire, 1557-1763.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into ten groups by date of deposit. All are mainly arranged chronologically with the exception of the sixth and tenth groups, which are arranged by parish. Groups three and four, and groups eight and nine, have been listed together.
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 regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Hard copies of the catalogues are available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from donor.
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
- Law firms -- Wales -- Brecon -- Archives.
- Deeds -- England -- Herefordshire
- Deeds -- Wales -- Glamorgan
- Deeds -- Wales -- Monmouthshire
- Deeds -- Wales -- Radnorshire.
- Breconshire (Wales)
- Carmarthenshire (Wales)
- Glamorgan (Wales)
- Herefordshire (England)
- Monmouthshire (Wales)
- Radnorshire (Wales)
- Cadoxton-Juxta-Neath (Wales)
- Merthyr Cynog (Wales)
- Llanelly (Monmouthshire, Wales)
Place access points
Name access points
- Court Rhyd-hir Estate (Wales) (Subject)
- Pant Griffith Estate (Wales) (Subject)
- Glan Wysg Estate. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Jeffreys and Powell Deeds.