- 1609-1873 (accumulated [c. 1900]-[c.1935]) / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Name of creator
The Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society was formed in 1905 in order to promote the study of the history, archaeology, antiquities and folklore of Carmarthenshire in particular and West Wales in general. It also strives to encourage the preservation of local records, antiquities and objects of historical and archaeological interest. The Carmarthenshire Antiquary, the Transactions of the Society, is published annually. The Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society has in the past been active in acquiring original documents.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society per George Eyre Evans, 1932-1936.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, 1609-1873, mostly relating to lands in Carmarthenshire, including the Trimsaran estate; records of the Commissioners of the Kidwelly and Llanelli Canal and Tramroad Act, 1813-1834; and deeds and records of the Llanelli Canal and Tramroad Company, 1834-1839. The fonds does not contain any records relating to the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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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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Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. Records collected by the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society predate its creation.
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Subject access points
- Deeds -- Wales -- Carmarthenshire.
- Abergwili (Wales)
- Carmarthenshire (Wales)
- Kidwelly (Wales)
- Llanarthney (Wales)
- Llanddarog (Wales)
- Llandybie (Wales)
- Llandyfaelog (Carmarthenshire, Wales)
- Llanelli (Wales)
- Llangunnor (Wales)
- St. Ishmael (Carmarthenshire, Wales)
- Pembrey (Wales)
- Trimsaran Estate (Wales)
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Name access points
- Llanelli Canal and Tramroad Company. (Subject)
- Mansel family, of Muddlescwm. (Subject)
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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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule, Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society Deeds; Jones, Major Francis, Historic Carmarthenshire Homes and their Families (Pembrokeshire, 1997); Carmarthenshire Family History Society Homepage (http://www.carmarthenshirefhs.co.uk/), viewed 26 November 2003.