- 1694- [c. 1903] / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
Percival V. Davies of Tunbridge Wells acquired deeds and documents relating mainly to small estates in the St Davids area of Pembrokeshire and in Carmarthenshire.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Percival V. Davies of Tunbridge Wells in four groups, in April 1962, Aug. 1962, November 1964 and January 1965.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and other documents mainly relating to families and estates in the St Davids area, Pembrokeshire, 1694-1896, including manuscript maps relating to the parishes of Llanrheithan and Mathri, Pembrokeshire, and Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, 1812-1821. The families involved include Howells of Llysyfran, Ford of Stonehall, Owen of Orielton, James of Llandeloy and St Edrins, Parry of Porthiddy (Llanrian), Laugharne of Orlandon, and Mathias of Lochmeyler and Castle Cenlas. The Mathias family include Rev. John Matthias (d. 1805) of Lochmeyler, vicar of Llandeloy, who bought Castle Cenlas, c.1792.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged chronologically within the four groups, and numbered through as a single series.
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
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue, under the title Percival V. Davies Collection, is available online.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title derived from name of donor.
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of P. V. Davies Deeds and Documents.