- [18 cent.]. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
116 ff. (foliated xx ff. + 96 ff.) : paper ; 192 x 151 to 204 x 162 mm. Bound in stamped leather.
In 1800 the manuscript belonged to the Reverend Richard Fenton of Fishguard.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
An 18th century collection of pedigrees of the gentry families of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
The first twenty folios include memoranda, letters and genealogies.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A detailed list of the manuscript's contents may be found in J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. I (London, 1898-1905), 941-942.
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly numbered 23.
Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 156 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].