GB 0210 LUCAS
Lucas Collection (Haverfordwest, Land Agents),
- 1398, 1562-1925 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.754 cubic metres (26 boxes)
Name of creator
Messrs John Harvey & Sons were land agents, surveyors, and valuers in Haverfordwest. Their successors were Messrs James Thomas and Son.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Mr R. K. Lucas, Haverfordwest, in 1940.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records, mainly 17th-20th cent., from the office of Messrs John Harvey & Sons, chiefly relating to the following estates: the estate of the bishops of St Davids [c., 1615]-1899, including diocesan rentals, 1759-1845, maps and plans, 1760-1870, deeds, correspondence, surveys and terriers, mainly 18th-19th cent., and court books and other records of the following manors owned by the diocese in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire: Clas Llangyfelach, 1776-1854, Llandeilo fawr, 1778-1795, Abergwili, 1718-1841, Llangaddock, 1834-1853, Dewisland, 1824-1830, city and suburbs of St Davids, 1824-1829; and papers of the St Davids Archdiaconial Board of Education, 1858-1864; the estate of Lord Kensington mainly in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, including deeds and correspondence, mainly 18th-19th cent., accounts, 1750-1835, and rentals, 1761-1808; the estate of the family of Scourfield of New Moat and Williamston, Pembrokeshire, including rentals, 1726-1886; the estate of the family of Barham of Trecwn; the estate of the Brooks of Noyadd, Llannarth, Cardiganshire; and the estate of Captain H. J. P. Thomas in Gadlys, Aberdare, Glamorgan, including the Gadlys Ironworks, 18th cent-1908. The archive also includes papers relating to enclosures in Llanddewi Brefi, Cardiganshire, 1856-1888; papers relating to railways in Carmarthenshire, 19th cent., papers of Gorsgoch Collieries, Cross Hands, Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire, 1860-1872; and papers of The Welsh Black Cattle Society, 1905-1919.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at NLW have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
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 laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Further details relating to manorial records within the archive can be accessed on-line from The National Archives Manorial Documents Register.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on depositor' s name.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Edwardes family, Barons Kensington (Creator)
- John Harvey & Sons (Firm) -- Archives (Subject)
- Church of England. Diocese of Saint David's -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Welsh Black Cattle Society -- Records and correspondence. (Subject)
- Gorsgoch Collieries (Cross Hands, Wales) (Subject)
- Welsh Black Cattle Society. (Subject)
- Church of England. Diocese of Saint David's. Saint David's Archdiaconal Board of Education. (Subject)
- John Harvey & Sons (Firm) (Subject)
- Barham family, of Trecwn -- Archives (Subject)
- Thomas, H. J. P., Captain -- Archives (Subject)
- Thomas, H. J. P., Captain (Subject)
- Edwardes family, Barons Kensington -- Archives (Subject)
- Scourfield family, of New Moat and Williamston, Pembrokeshire -- Archives (Subject)
- Brooks family, of Noyadd, Llannarth, Cardiganshire -- Archives (Subject)
- Scourfield family, of New Moat and Williamston, Pembrokeshire (Subject)
- Barham family, of Trecwn (Subject)
- Brooks family, of Noyadd, Llannarth, Cardiganshire (Subject)
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Lucas Collection;