Series GFA8 and Vols. 338-339 - Mine and quarry royalty returns

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GFA8 and Vols. 338-339


Mine and quarry royalty returns


  • 1774, 1838-1910 (Creation)

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1 vol. 34 bundles, 1 folder

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Quarterly returns of royalties due to the Pryse family of Gogerddan as proprietors of the mines and quarries in north Cardiganshire, 1774, 1838-1910. The earliest is for Allt y Crib, 1774. The most substantial of the files relate to Bryn yr Afr, 1881-1908, Cwmbryno and Cefn Cwmbwryno, 1851-1886, Cwmsebon (South Darren), 1854-1891, East Darren, 1852-1897, Esgair Hir and Esgair Fraith, 1854-1907, and Grogwynion, 1850-1887, The decrease in royalties from several of the mines is evident from the 1880s onwards. Some of the files also include covering letters and accounts of lead and copper ore sold, often naming the purchasers and ships.

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Alphabetical order by name of mine or company. Bundles of the same name have been brought together, except for one file of the Cambrian Mining Company, which was numbered separately with Gogerddan Volumes prior to this catalogue; and further items have been added where relevant.

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Numbers of items in each bundle are approximate as some additional ones may be folded inside.


Previous refs: NLW Gogerddan 2251-3185.

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