Fonds GB 0210 JEFELL - Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon, Deeds,

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Jeffreys and Powell, Brecon, Deeds,


  • 1557-1939 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)A few deeds are damaged by damp.

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

Jeffreys and Powell is a firm of solicitors in Brecon.

Archival history

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

Finding aids

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

Further papers of Jeffreys and Powell are Powys County Archives Service, B/D/JPO.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from donor.

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Virtua system control number


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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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

October 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Jeffreys and Powell Deeds.

Accession area