GB 0210 TREFAES
Phillips of Tre-faes Uchaf Deeds and Documents,
- 1664-1909 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 boxA few of the deeds are damaged.
Name of creator
Tre-faes Uchaf, Llanilar, Cardiganshire, was occupied by the Phillips family by the mid-19th century. John Phillips died c. 1855; his widow Charlotte and son John still lived there in 1876. John the younger's son, Richard Phillips, lived at Argoed, Llangwyryfon, by 1882. In 1829, Evan James (died 1875) of Grip, Llanddeiniol, had bought land from Augustus Brackenbury, as did his father-in-law, David Jones. Richard Phillips married Evan James' daughter and they had several children, including Dr Richard Phillips and Mary Phillips (-1969), who lived at Bow Street, Cardiganshire.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by James James, Llangwyrfon, 1947, Miss Margaret Phillips and Miss Mary Phillips, Bow Street, per Dr Richard Phillips, Llangwyryfon, 1969, Miss Margaret Phillips and Dr Richard Phillips, 1971, Surgeon-Capt. Eric James, Roch, Pembrokeshire, 1971, Dr Richard Phillips, 1971,
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and documents, 1664-1909, of the Phillips family of Tre-faes Uchaf, including deeds relating to properties in the parishes of Llangwyryfon, Llanrhystyd, Llanddeiniol, Llanilar and Llanddewi Brefi, Cardiganshire, 1664-1855; wills and other probate records, 1835-1880; receipts and vouchers of Tre-faes Uchaf and Grip, 1838-1894; letters, 1870-1892; and deeds relating to the property of Augustus Brackenbury ('Y Sais Bach') in Llanrhystyd, Llangwyryfon and Lledrod, Cardiganshire, 1819-1828.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by accession, then chronologically.
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.
Language of material
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 compiled from contents of fonds. The collection includes earlier deeds and papers of Augustus Brackenbury accumulated by the Phillips family.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Tre-faes Deeds and Documents.