Reference code(s): GB 0210 DAVIRE
Held at: National Library of Wales
Title: P. V. Davies Collection of Pembrokeshire Deeds
Short title: Davies, P. V., collection of Pembrokeshire deeds
Dates of creation: 1694- [c. 1903]
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.114 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Percival V. Davies
Administrative and biographical history: Percival V. Davies of Tunbridge Wells acquired deeds and documents relating mainly to small estates in the St Davids area of Pembrokeshire and in Carmarthenshire.
Scope and content: Deeds and other documents mainly relating to families and estates in the St Davids area, Pembrokeshire, 1694-1896, including manuscript maps relating to the parishes of Llanrheithan and Mathri, Pembrokeshire, and Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, 1812-1821. The families involved include Howells of Llysyfran, Ford of Stonehall, Owen of Orielton, James of Llandeloy and St Edrins, Parry of Porthiddy (Llanrian), Laugharne of Orlandon, and Mathias of Lochmeyler and Castle Cenlas. The Mathias family include Rev. John Matthias (d. 1805) of Lochmeyler, vicar of Llandeloy, who bought Castle Cenlas, c.1792.
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically within the four groups, and numbered through as a single series.
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
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue, under the title Percival V. Davies Collection, is available online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Percival V. Davies of Tunbridge Wells in four groups, in April 1962, Aug. 1962, November 1964 and January 1965.
Note: Title derived from name of donor.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of P. V. Davies Deeds and Documents.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: February 2003