GB 0210 JOHINS
John Jenkins Collection of Neath and Cilybebyll Deeds,
- 1546-1933 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.09 cubic metres (7 boxes, 1 envelope, 3 rolls, 1 volume)
Name of creator
John Jenkins (d.1953) was born in Resolven, and lived in Neath, both in Glamorgan. He was a mineral surveyor and estate agent, as well as an antiquarian. He was particularly interested in the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll, Glamorgan, and in the family of Herbert.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs A. J. Jenkins, in 1955.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers collected by John Jenkins, mainly records of the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll, Glamorgan, 1632-1831; and deeds relating to Glamorgan and Brecknockshire, 1546-1933.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: manuscripts (relating to the history and literature of the Neath area); records of the manors of Neath Ultra and Cilybebyll; deeds; and printed books.
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
Welsh, English, Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. The deeds pre-date the life of the collector, John Jenkins.
Virtua system control number
Genre access points
Description control area
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
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of John Jenkins Collection of Neath and Cilybebyll Deeds