Series HBA3 - Pembrokeshire title deeds (Lordships and manors of East and West Pembroke, and Cilgerran)

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Pembrokeshire title deeds (Lordships and manors of East and West Pembroke, and Cilgerran)


  • 1482-[c. 1891] (Creation)

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5 bundles, 2 envelopes

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Deeds and documents concerning the lordships and manors of East and West Pembroke, and Cilgerran, which included the castles of Pembroke and Cilgerran, 1482-[c.1891]. The first file contains an inspeximus of documents relating to the lordship of Cilgerran, 1482. There are several leases and assignments to and by the Lewis family of Llangoedmor and Gellidowill, referring to the original grant of East and West Pembroke by James I in 1616. Other recurrent names are John Lloyd and Thomas Lloyd of Llanllawddog, who sold the lease of the lordahips to Nicholas Lewis of St Issells in 1661. The file for 1684-1787 contains suit rolls of the manors, listing freeholders and tenants of Lewis Pryse, 1720-1726. Some files contain accounts and receipts for crown rents. Other points of interest include the history and archaeology of the castle sites, legal issues mainly over trespass and transgressions on the sites and the involvement of the Corporation of Pembroke in managing the properties in the mid-19th century.

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  • English
  • Latin

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