Fonds GB 0210 SKEYDD - Skreen and Velin Newydd Deeds,

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Skreen and Velin Newydd Deeds,


  • 1361-1874 (predominantly 1513-1809) / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

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

Arranged 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 laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Latin

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue under its former title, Quaritch Deeds, is available at NLW.

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Notes area


Previously called Quaritch Deeds. Title supplied from contents of fonds; former title based on company name of vendor.

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Rules and/or conventions used

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2002.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Mair James.

Archivist's note

The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Skreen and Velin Newydd Deeds;

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