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A bill of costs, 1814-1822, of Daniel Price, administrator of the effects of Thomas Price, deceased, to L. Price Jones, Glanyrannell, touching the exchange of the latter's estate of Glanbrane in co. Glamorgan for Glanyrannell, Brondilo, Island, Maestwynog, and Ynis, being copyhold property of Captain [ ] Jones, brother of L. P. Jones, in the manor of Talley, co. Carmarthen; accounts, 1825-1838, touching the sale of properties of L. P. Jones; and an account by David Davies to Lewis Pryse Jones of receipts and payments made at Glanyrannell from 1 March to 30 September, 1837.

Daniel Price, Lewis Price Jones, and David Davies.


  • NLW MSS 11772-11773E.
  • File
  • 1824-1837.
  • Part of Behrens MSS

Sixty-seven holograph and autograph letters from L. P. Jones, from Weston- super-Mare, Bath, Melksham, etc., to David Davies, Froodvale, 1824-[1837] ( the recipient's management of the writer's estate in Carmarthenshire, with some references to the Carmarthenshire parliamentary elections of 1832 and 1835 and the writer's political opinions, to a survey of the writer's coal in Glamorgan, to the tithe question in Talley, etc.), together with a few copy and draft replies. At the end of MS. 11773 are holograph letters to David Davies from Thos. Morgan, Merdy, 1835 (an offer for the tenancy of Glanyranell), Messrs. Perkins & Frampton, 1 Grays Inn Square [London], 1835 (requiring the engrossment of an enclosed affidavit by the recipient touching the valuation of estates to be mortgaged by L. P. Jones), and Thos. Thomas and Messrs. L. & T. Thomas, Swansea, 1825 (abstracts of title of properties of L. P. Jones), a copy letter from David Davies to Messrs. Jones & Powell, Brecon, 1834 (answers to queries touching estates to be mortgaged by L. P. Jones), etc.


Twenty-three copy and draft letters from D[avid] D[avies], Froodvale, to [ L.P. Jones], 1829-1837 and undated (the rental and management of the recipient's estate); an autograph letter from Jno. Jones, Llandovery, to [ David Dav]ies, [Froo]dvale, 1829 (the payment of money to mortgagees) ( together with a receipt by the writer) (mutilated); a holograph letter on behalf of [John] Powell, Brecon, to David Davies, Froodvale, 1829 (the payment of interest due from Lewis Price Jones); and a holograph letter from M. Anne Philipps, Carmarthen (endorsed 'Mrs. John Philipps, Llandilo '), to [David] Davies, Froodvale, 1834 (the purchase of property by the writer).

David Davies and others.

Letters, &c.,

Documents, 1824-1835, relating to the management by David Davies, Froodvale, of the estates of L. P. Jones in co. Carmarthen. They include a letter (17 pp.) from L. P. Jones, from Weston[-super-Mare], to [David Davies], 1825, a copy letter from D[avid] Davies to [L. P. Jones], 1825, extracts from letters written to David Davies, and a few rental accounts.

Lewis Price Jones, David Davies and others.


A volume of miscellaneous transcripts and extracts largely of Carmarthen and Carmarthenshire interest. The contents include an alphabetical list of place-names in England, Wales, and Scotland, with etymological notes; an alphabetical list of English, Welsh, and other personal names, with brief notes on their derivation; notes on the chief elements in Celtic river names, English place-name elements, English vocabulary, Carmarthen fairs, folk-names, genealogy, early Britain, Owen Glyndwr, the monastic orders, the Stone-Age men, 'Twm Sion Catty's alleged marriage with the Heiress of Ystradffin', etc.; annotated transcripts of the last letters written by David Rees, Llanelly, who was hanged at Carmarthen in 1888; an account of Sir Hugh Vaughan, the duellist, from 'Les Chroniques de Jersey' written in 1585 by Samuel de Carteret, with an English translation; a transcript of a letter from Theo. Jones, Brecon, to the Reverend James Donne, D.D., Oswestry, 1804 (the genealogy of the Donnes of Radnorshire); notes on William Barlow, bishop of St. Davids, etc.; a poll of the parish of St. Peter's, Carmarthen, 1855, for the 'final extinction of Church-Rates'; a list of place-names in cos. Caermarthen, Cardigan, and Pembroke, 'as on Emanuel Bowen's County Seats Map of Wales', ca 1710'; transcripts of deeds of lease and release of the Quaker meeting-house at Caermarthen, 1748-1831; lists of names of persons extracted from records of the borough of Caermarthen, 1530-1835, and an annotated alphabetical list of place-names from the same source; notes on the recorders, 1569-1890, chamberlains, 1633-[1831], town clerks, ante 1578/9-1825, sword-bearers, [1688]-1823, and civic serjeants-at-mace, 1578-1831, of the borough of Caermarthen; transcripts of a final concord relating to properties in Eweny, Golwynston, Landowe, Wyke, Coychurche, Peterston, Pendyloyn, Saint George's, Saint Andreas, Wenvo, Cadoxton, Coston, Pennarth, Cogan, Landav, Whitechurche, Aberdare, and Saint Johns, and the advowson of the church of Peterston, co. Glamorgan, 1583, and of an estreat of the court roll of the manor of Peterston super Ely, co. Glamorgan, 1633; a transcript, with an English translation, of the roll of fealty and presentments on the accession of Edward, the Black Prince, to the Princedom of Wales, 1343; transcripts of 'Can Morfudd i'r Gyllell' by [Edward Williams] 'Iolo Morganwg', of a letter from Thomas Jones ('Twm Sion Cati'), Tregaron, to Gregory Price, the Priorye, Hereford, containing a pedigree of the recipient's family taken from Llyfr Baglan (The Book of Baglan), and of the will and probate of Sarah Daniel of Brondawe, parish of Llanegwad, co. Carmarthen, 1838; extracts from a lecture on 'The Public Records relating to Wales' by Richard Arthur Roberts ('son of the late respected Jonathan Roberts, of Dark Gate, Carmarthen'), delivered before the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1889 [see Y Cymmrodor, vol. X, 1889, pp. 157-206]; 'The Rising of the Welsh Rebecca-ites', probably in the form of extracts from newspaper files; a description of the arms of Sir William Nott, G.C.B. ( from the College of Heralds, by favour of T. M. J. Watkin, Portcullis, 1895); annotated transcripts of elegies in memory of the Reverend Peter Williams, Carmarthen, by Griffith Williams ('Gutyn Peris'), Braich Talog, and John Williams, St. Athan; English translations by the scribe of the Fabeln ('Fables') of Gotthold Ephrain Lessing and of Streit and Friede ('Strife & Peace or a few Scenes in Norway') by Frederica Bremer; geological notes on South Wales, with illustrations; extracts from Chas. Knight: The Pictorial History of England; a transcript of the letters patent granting county status to the borough of Carmarthen, 1604; forms of legal instruments, bills, insurance policies, etc.; 'Key to Norie's Navigation' [ i.e., John William Norie: . . Practical Navigation]; 'Exercises in Mathematics, etc.'; a list of Griffith wills and administrations among the ecclesiastical probate records in the St. Davids Diocesan Registry at Carmarthen; etc. The volume was originally in the form of loose leaves of uniform size contained in a box-file lettered 'Ex Alcwyn Evans MSS. Miscellanea'.

Alcwyn C. Evans.

Transcripts of correspondence, etc.,

A note-book inscribed on the upper cover 'Plowden MSS', and containing transcripts of letters and other documents, 1755-1778, relating to the property of the Plowden family of Plowden Hall, near Bishop's Castle, co. Salop, in the parish of Llanfihangel Abercywyn, co. Carmarthen. The property consisted of the farms called Foxhole, Lower Court, Trefenti, and Pant Dwfwn, the last named of which, during the period 1755-1778, was occupied by Rees Charles [father of the Reverend Thomas Charles, Bala]. The items transcribed include letters from John Phillipps, junior [?as agent], from Carmarthen, to Edmond Plowden (1 to Plowden Hall), 1755 (2); letters from John Phillipps [?as agent] from Llandilo, to Edmond Plowden [son of the first - mentioned Edmond] at Plowden Hall, 1778 (3 + 2 by inference); accounts rendered in respect of the farms, 1755, 1756 and 1778; a surrender, 9 April 1778, by Rees Charles, of his rights under an agreement of 20 October 1777 whereby Edmond Plowden [II] had granted him an option of a lease of the messuages called Foxhole, Pant Dovan, and Treventi, for a period of twenty-one years; and a surrender, 13 April 1778, by Rees Charles to Edmund Plowden [II] of the messuage called Pant Dovan then held by him as tenant.

Vesting assent : Llysnewydd Estate,

  • NLW ex 2470.
  • File
  • 1953-1981.

A vesting assent dated 17 December 1953, bound in book form, relating to the Llysnewydd Estate in the counties of Carmarthen and Cardigan, 1953-1981, including an estate map.