National Library of Wales
Maesgwynne Estate Records
Reference code(s): GB 0210 MAENNE
Title: Maesgwynne Estate Records
Short title: Maesgwynne estate, records
Dates of creation: 1565-1888
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.172 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Maesgwynne estate
Administrative and biographical history: In the early 17th century Maesgwynne in the parish of Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire, was owned by the Howell family. The last of the line, Walter Rice Howell (1724-1789),who died unmarried, bequeathed the estate to his godson, Walter Powell, a Bristol drysalter. He was succeeded by his only son, Walter Rice Howell Powell (1796-1834), the estate then passing to his son, also named Walter Rice Howell Powell (1819-1889). In 1873 the estate comprised 3,468 acres.
Scope and content: Deeds, probate records, family settlements, etc., 1565-1888, relating to the Howell and Powell family and their Maesgwynne estate in Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire, 1565-1888.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
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 laws apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW. An online catalogue can be accessed from http://www.llgc.org.uk:81/index.htm
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at NLW have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Wilmot Vaughan, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, in 1944.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Maesgwynne Estate Records
Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: October 2002