File P 1/40 - Octavius Morgan's antiquarian papers

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P 1/40


Octavius Morgan's antiquarian papers


  • 1769-1905 (Creation)

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1 envelope (0.75 cm.)

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Original bundle of papers relating to Octavius Morgan's antiquarian interests, including an account of the fees for a patent of the stewardship of the three castle manors [Whitecastle, Skenfrith and Grosmont] in Monmouthshire, 1769; a verse about the Devil meeting his match, said to be in the hand of John Morgan, c.1792; list of tradesmen's bills for repairs to the Cambrian Brewery, 1828-1839, disallowed by the Master in a case of Doe & Latch v. Evans & Moses, [1839 watermark]; applications and refusals for dinner on 7 Jan. 1839; notes on St Brevials church, [?1840x?1870]; a draft account of the ancient silver plate belonging to the Wardmate Inquest of the ward of Cripplegate Without, London, [?1840x?1870]; a schedule of lands acquired by Sir Charles Morgan by purchase and exchange, [1843 watermark]; a schedule of deeds and papers, 1724-1847, handed over by Mr Bevan to David Thomas as belonging to Sir Charles Morgan's estate; John Yonge Akerman, FSA, Directions for the preservation of English antiquities, especially those of the first three periods, 1851; a descent of the lordship of Glamorgan from Robert fitz Hamon (d. 1107) to John Stuart, marquis of Bute (d. 1814), [1854 watermark]; a printed account of the steel-die of the seal of John Morgan of Tredegar (d. 1719), found lying about the kitchen of Redgate Farm, Betws Newydd, Monmouthshire, in 1867; pictures of Goodrich Castle, Pembridge Castle, and the dovecot at Garway, all Herefordshire, Grosmont Castle, Skenfrith church, and standing stones at Trelleck, all Monmouthshire, a sepulchral urn found in 1802 at Luffness, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, the sepulchral brass of Sir John d'Aubernoun at Stoke Dabernion church, Surrey, photographs of pistols and daggers, and a charcoal rubbing of a frieze on a chimney-piece at Llanrumney; drawings of the Llanwern communion cup and platter, with covering letter, 1884; and a genealogy (two copies, one English, one Welsh) of Charles Morgan Robinson Morgan, lord Tredegar, 1905.

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  • engwel

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Mainly English, one Welsh item.

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Preferred citation: P 1/40

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  • Text: P 1/40 (Bocs 357).