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Forty-seven volumes of 'notae' or abstracts and extracts, principally of Monmouthshire interest, compiled from original records in both public and private possession. With the exception of letters and some insets they are all in the autograph of Bradney. Among the many private collections of title-deeds and documents from which the majority of these notes have been taken, in addition to those of Bradney himself, are those in the possession or custody of Albert Addams-Williams, Llangibby Castle; Garnet Edwin Bevan, Grosmont; S. C. Bosanquet, Dingestow Court; Alfred Bowen, Usk; Burleigh Cecil, Oaklands Park, Weybridge (Surrey); Mrs Morgan Clifford, Llantilio Crossenny; William Cooke, Hereford; the Reverend Henry Charles Davies, St Hilary, Cowbridge (Glamorgan); J. H. Davies, Cwrtmawr (Cardiganshire); Arthur Davies-Berrington, Pantygoitre, Llanfair Kilgeddin; the Reverend Edward Napleton Dew, Welsh Newton and Llanrothall (Herefordshire); Mrs Earnshaw, Court St Lawrence, Llangoven; Miss Charlotte Mary Evans, Nantyderi, Goytrey; Richard Feetham, Penrhos; G. C. Francis, solicitor, Chepstow; Frederick Gardner, solicitor, Newport; Illtyd Gardner, solicitor, Abergavenny; Mrs Gazzard, The Goitre, Grosmont; Isaac George, Llanfihangel-iuxta-Usk; Walter Gustard, Newport; G. E. Halliday, Cardiff; surveyor to the archdeaconry of Llandaff; Dom. J. Cuthbert Hedley, Roman Catholic bishop of Newport; Reginald Herbert, Clytha; John Harvey Hooper, Tutnall, near Worcester; Sir Henry Mather Jackson, Bart, Llantilio Crossenny; Mrs Newton Jackson, Blackbrook, Skenfrith; Gwilym Cristor James, Merthyr (Glamorgan); the Reverend Lemuel James, Ystradmynach (Glamorgan); Alfred Jones, Osbaston; Edmund Jones, Fforest Legionis, Pont-neath-Vaughan (Glamorgan); William Lewis, Tyhir, Pontypridd (Glamorgan); Sir John Lloyd, Dinas (Brecknockshire); --- Nesbitt, solicitor, Abergavenny; Illtyd Nicholl, The Ham, Llantwit Major (Glamorgan); the Reverend Andrew Pope, Upper Bishop, Ross (Herefordshire); Simon B. Preece, Llangattock Lingoed; James Gilbert Price, Abergavenny; the Misses Prothero, Moynes Court, Mathern; John Allan Rolls, 1st baron Llangattock, The Hendre, Llangattock Vibon Avel; Glen Taylor, Neath (Glamorgan); John Tyler, Maesderwen, Pontypool; Mrs Vinter, Moor, Clifford (Herefordshire); D. T. Newton Wade, solicitor, Newport; J. Maitland Watkins, solicitor, Usk; Thomas Watkins, solicitor, Pontypool; T. P. Holmes Watkins, solicitor, Pontypool; Messrs Watts, Watts and Co., colliery proprietors, Cardiff (Glamorgan); William Welch, Monmouth; Mrs Florence White-Spunner, Llanvapley Court; William Henry Smith Whitney, Grosmont; Messrs Williams and Tweedy, solicitors, Monmouth; T. B. R. Wilson, registrar of the diocese of Monmouth; and others. Additional sources include the papers of Thomas Wakeman, The Graig, Llantilio Crossenny, largely in the custody of the Society of Antiquaries, and transcripts of public and other records by William Dean, Ealing, London; Francis Green, St Davids; John Hobson Matthews, Cardiff; and others. This volume contains deeds and documents relating to properties in Aberystruth, Bettws, Caerleon, Christchurch, Cwmcarvan, Dingestow, Grosmont, Henllys, Llanarth, Llandegveth, Llandenny, Llanddewi-fach, Llanddewi Rhydderch, Llanfihangel Pontymoile, Llanfrechfa, Llangattock-iuxta-Caerleon, Llangattock-iuxta-Usk, Llangibby, Llanhenog, Llanhilleth, Llanover, Llantarnam, Llantilio Pertholey, Llantrisant, Llanvapley, Magor, Malpas, Michel Troy, Monmouth, Mynydd-islwyn, Nash, Newport, Panteg, Penallt, Risca, Rockfield, Trevethin, Usk and Whitson, and in Herefordshire, 1432-1862; Royal Composition Papers, 1653; and insets including two 'cywyddau' by Dafydd Benwyn in the autograph of T[homas] C[hristopher] Evans ('Cadrawd').
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Formerly known as Bradney 94.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 7654D.