GB 0210 SKEYDD
Skreen and Velin Newydd Deeds,
- 1361-1874 (predominantly 1513-1809) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
The Williams family owned Skreen in the parish of Llandeilo Graban, Radnorshire, from at least 1576. The family were still in possession of the estate in 1781. Velin Newydd in the parish of Llandyfalle, Breconshire, was owned by the Thomas family since at least 1589. Sometime in the second half of the seventeenth century the Velin Newydd estate was acquired by the Williams family of Skreen.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd in 1922.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds, estate correspondence and legal papers, 1361-1874, relating to the Skreen and Velin Newydd estates, in Radnorshire, Breconshire, and, to a lesser extent, in Monmouthshire, 1361-1874.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records purchased by 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
A hard copy of the catalogue under its former title, Quaritch Deeds, is available at NLW.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Previously called Quaritch Deeds. Title supplied from contents of fonds; former title based on company name of vendor.
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Williams family, of Velinnewydd, Breconshire (Creator)
- Skreen Estate (Wales) -- Archives (Subject)
- Velinnewydd Estate (Breconshire, Wales) -- Archives. (Subject)
- Skreen Estate (Wales) (Subject)
- Velinnewydd Estate (Breconshire, Wales) (Subject)
- Williams family, of Velinnewydd, Breconshire -- Archives. (Subject)
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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 source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Skreen and Velin Newydd Deeds;