Document referenceDXBC
Level of description Fonds
TitleLlanharan Estate, Records
Date1862-1885
BackgroundIn 1795, Llanharan House was purchased by Richard Hoare Jenkins of Pantynawel, Llangeinor (or Llangeinwyr), Glamorgan, for £11,000; he died in 1856, and the estate eventually passed to Colonel John Blandy-Jenkins (1839-1915) of Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire. In 1873, the estate measured 6,084 acres, all in Glamorgan, and carried an annual rental of £3,023. He lived at Tregroes House, Pencoed, Glamorgan, for a period, while his mother was in residence at Llanharan, and was involved in local administration and foxhunting; he served as chairman of the newly-formed Glamorgan County Council from 1895 to 1915. His second wife, later widow, Elizabeth Nora, kept the estate intact until her death in 1953.
DescriptionLetters and papers relating to the Llanharan Estate, including correspondence to Mrs Blandy Jenkins, 1862-1880; particulars of repair requirements for tenants, 1882; and particulars of bills, 1885.
ArrangementArranged chronologically
LanguageEnglish
Extent22 papers
AppraisalAll records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Source of AcquisitionPrivate depositor, 1952.
Related materialBlandy-Jenkins of Llanharan, Estate Collection GB 0214 DBJ
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