Fonds GB 0210 PROBYN - Probyn Deeds,

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Probyn Deeds,


  • 1547-1788. (Creation)

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34 items.

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Biographical history

During the 17th and 18th centuries Eastlake in the parish of Amroth, Pembrokeshire, was the residence of the Howell family. Following the death of John Howells in 1778, Eastlake was owned by Edmund Probin.

The Lloyd family resided at Clochfaen, which is situated near Llangurig, Montgomeryshire. The relationship between the two estates has not been established.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mr Roland Austin, Gloucester, in 1940.

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Scope and content

Deeds, 1547-1788, relating mainly to the family of Howell of Eastlake, parish of Amroth, Pembrokeshire, 17 cent., and Lloyd of Clochfaen, Montgomeryshire, 18 cent.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to NLW have been retained..


Accruals are no expected.

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Arranged chronologically.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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  • English

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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Title supplied from source of deposits.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

November 2002


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Mair James.

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Probyn Deeds; Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their families, (Newport, 1996); Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales, (London, 2 vols, 1872), vol. II;

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