Fonds GB 0210 MSBEYNON - Beynon family of Trewern MSS

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Beynon family of Trewern MSS


  • 1803-[1899] (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

6 volumes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The estates of Trewern and Dolwilym were united through the marriage of Edward Schaw Protheroe of Dolwilym (d. 1906) and Ellen Augusta Cecilia Beynon, daughter of John Thomas Beynon of Trewern. Ellen's great-grandfather, Thomas Beynon of Cethin, had inherited Trewern in right of his wife, Mary Thomas, heiress of the estate. Godfrey Evan Protheroe, the son of Edward and Ellen, assumed the additional surname of Beynon in 1899.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Dylans Bookstore; Swansea; Purchase; 1983.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, 1803-[1899], relating to the Beynon family of Trewern, parish of Llanddewi Felffre, Pembrokeshire, comprising a diary and sporting journal of John Thomas Beynon, Trewern; the marriage settlement, 1803, of David Heron Pugh and Elizabeth Beynon; and Trewern and Dolwilym estate maps and a Trewern rental.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 21981-21986.

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See the NLW typescript list Trewern Deeds (1948) and NLW Annual Report 1954-1955, p. 56, 1958-1959, p. 38 and 1959-1960, p. 35.

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Title based on contents.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2004 and August 2009.


  • English



The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999) and Archives Wales on-line site, viewed 3 August 2009.

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans.

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