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D/D SB 18: Lynch-Blosse Estate

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STRICK AND BELLINGHAM, SOLICITORS: LYNCH-BLOSSE ESTATE

Marriage Settlements, Wills and deeds relating to trusts

<D/D SB 18/1> Marriage settlement on the intended marriage of Miss Blosse with James Lewis Esquire, dated 17 Apr. 1843; (i) Charlotte Diana Blosse of Newcastle Vicarage, Glamorgan, spinster; (ii) James Lewis of Burford, Warwickshire; (iii) The Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle Vicarage, clerk, and the Rev. Hely Hutchinson Keating Rickards of Llantrisant, clerk: Interest of (i) in a mortgage for £1000, and various other sums of money, and jewellery, crockery and cutlery, in trust to provide for her future; Includes list of jewellery, crockery and cutlery
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/2> Marriage settlement on the marriage of Henry Lynch Blosse and Miss Charlotte Fanny Knight, dated 16 July 1844; (i) The Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle, Glamorgan, clerk; (ii) The Rev. Robert Knight of Tythegston Court, clerk; (iii) Charlotte Fanny Knight of Tythegston Court, spinster, and the Rev. Hely Hutchinson Keating Rickards of Llantrisant, clerk; (iv) The Rev. Charles Rumsey Knight of St Brides Major, clerk: Sum of £1000, and sums of money in Dutch Bonds; Endorsed: Appointment of Robert Charles Lynch Blosse and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse as trustees in place of the Revs. H. H. K. Rickards and C. R. Knight as above, dated 3 Jan. 1885; Includes related correspondence and a notice to trustees dated 15 Feb. 1886 relating to the assignment of reversionary shares
[1 parchment file, 9 papers]

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<D/D SB 18/3> Probate of the Will of Ellinor Prichard, wife of William Prichard, of Laleston Cottage, Laleston, devising and bequeathing an annuity to James Loosemore, her late father's butler, William David (his carter), to her brother John Wick Bennet, and bequests to her nieces Evelyn Matilda Deacon, Caroline Matilda Rickards, Eliza Rickards, Selenah Rickards and Isabella Rickards, and to her husband William Prichard. Made 3 Jan. 1861, died 18 Jan. 1861, proved 14 Mar. 1861
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/4> Settlement dated 9 Sept. 1868; (i) James Lewis of Maesteg, M.D. and Charlotte Diana Lewis his wife; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and the Rev. Hely Hutchinson Keating Rickards of Llandough Rectory, clerk: Settlement of legacies under the Will of Edward Priest Richards, esq., left to Mrs Charlotte Lewis
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/5> Disentailing deed dated 3 Mar. 1870; (i) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse, Archdeacon of Llandaff; (ii) Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, clerk; (iii) William Charles Luard of Cardiff, esq.: Lands which formed part of the estate of the late John Richards esq., including land on Splott Moors, Cardiff, the Three Cranes Inn, Cardiff, a house at Pendoylan, land on the moors at Roath, and Penylan Farm, Llangynwyd parish and Bedw Farm, Llantrisant parish; Endorsed: note to the effect that the deed was enrolled in Chancery
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/6> Probate of the Will of the Very Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse, Dean of Llandaff, including bequests to his wife Charlotte Fanny, his sister Catherine Diana Richards, his son Robert Charles Lynch Blosse, and his children (not named) made 31 May 1876, died 28 Jan. 1879, . proved 22 Mar. 1879
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/7> Conveyance dated 15 Mar. 1882; (i) Katherine Diana Rickards of Llandough Rectory, widow, and Robert Rickards of Castlefield, Maindy, Cardiff, esq.; (ii) James Lewis of 14 Park Place, Oxford, esq., M.D.; (iii) The Rev. Charles Rumsey Knight of Tythegston, clerk, and the Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Coaley, Gloucestershire, clerk: An estate in Neath; Includes schedule of properties, giving the lessee, details of the terms, rent and date of the lease, but not describing the propery
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/8> Deed of appointment of Henry Francis Lynch Blosse esq. as trustee of the Will of the Very Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse, Dean of Llandaff. 23 Jan. 1885
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/9> Inland Revenue forms for estate duty on the deaths of Edward Priest Richards (died 12 Nov. 1856), Arabella Diana Traherne (died 27 May 1869), Charlotte Diana Lewis (died 6 May 1876), the Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse (died 28 Jan. 1879), Harry Francis Lynch Blosse (died 18 January 1896) and Francis Turberville Lynch Blosse (died 20 Sept. 1897). 1856-1896
[1 bundle]

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<D/D SB 18/10, 11> Notices to trustees (the Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse) of mortgages on part of the Crythan Park Estate, Neath. 7 Mar. 1893 and 11 Jan. 1894
[2 envelopes]

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<D/D SB 18/12> Mortgage for £500 dated 25 Jan. 1882; (i) Harry Francis Lynch Blosse of Cathedral Road, Cardiff, esq., to ; (ii) Mrs Charlotte Fanny Lynch Blosse of the same place, widow: Remaining share of (i) in the Will of the Very Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/13> Deed of release and indemnity dated 18 July 1882; (i) Charlotte Fanny Lynch Blosse of Gabalfa House, Cathedral Road, Cardiff, widow; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Coaley, Gloucestershire, clerk, Harry Francis Lynch Blosse, esq., Edward Falconer Lynch Blosse esq., Francis Traherne Lynch Blosse esq., Emma Katherine Lynch Blosse, Mary Isabella Lynch Blosse, Frances Turberville Lynch Blossse, Cecilia Mary Lynch Blosse and Katharine Marion Lynch Blosse, spinsters, all of Gabalfa House, Cathedral Road, Cardiff, children of (i); (iii) The Rev. Charles Rumsey Knight of Tythegston Court, Bridgend, clerk, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse: Release from any actions and indemnities possible under the Will of the Very Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse, deceased
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/14, 15> Notices to the London Life Association of assignment of policy for £1000 on the life of Mr H. F. L. Blosse. 28 Jan. 1882, 17 Feb. 1893
[2 papers]

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Abstract of title

<D/D SB 18/16> Abstract of the title of Captain John Glynne Richards Homfray to lands (unspecified) in the counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. 1920
[1 file]

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Deeds of the Melyncryddan Estate, Neath

<D/D SB 18/17> Conveyance for £3600 dated 22 Apr. 1858; (i) Henry John Grant of Gnoll, esq.; (ii) James Lewis of Maesteg, doctor of medicine; (iii) William Lewis the younger of Llanmaes, gent.: Land in the parish of Neath to the north of the Cryddan Brook, and to the east of the road from Briton Ferry to Neath (52a 20p), with liberty to lay a tramroad or railway for access; Includes plans
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/18> Mortgage for £3063 dated 1 May 1858; (i) James Lewis of Maesteg, doctor of medicine; (ii) The Rev. Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle Vicarage, clerk, and the Rev. Hely Hutchinson Keating Rickards of Dinas Powis, clerk: Lands in the parish of Neath, described in D/D SB 18/17 above
[1 parchment file]

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<D/D SB 18/19> Lease for 99 years from 24 June 1859 for £7 annual rent dated 13 Apr. 1859; James Lewis of Tyderwen House, Llangynwyd, esq., doctor of medicine, to William Davies of Neath, builder: Land on the east side of the road leading from the turnpike road to the village of Melyncryddan, measuring 85 feet by 112 feet, for 7 houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/20> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 May 1864 for £5 annual rent dated 31 May 1864; (i) James Lewis of Maesteg, doctor of medicine, with ; (ii) the Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and the Rev. Hely Hutchinson Keating Rickards of Dinas Powis, clerk: Land at Melyndryddan, Neath, to the south of the parish road from Melincryddan to Neath, measuring 66 feet by 87 feet, for building 5 houses
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/21> Conveyance and assignment of Mortgage for £3063 dated 9 Sept. 1868; (i) James Lewis of Maesteg, doctor of medicine, with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff and the Rev. Hely Hutchinson Keating Rickards of Llandough Rectory, clerk, to; (iii) Robert Lewis of Maesteg, esq.: Lands at Melyncryddan, Neath, described in D/D SB 18/17 above (see also D/D SB 18/18 for the original mortgage referred to)
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/22> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 24 June 1876 for £13 annual rent dated 28 June 1876; (i) James Lewis of Maesteg, doctor of medicine, with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, to; (iii) James Alford the younger of Melyncryddan, general dealer: Land at Melyncryddan on the south eastern side of the old turnpike road to Neath, adjoining a slag heap, measuring 194 square yards, for 7 houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/23> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 25 Dec. 1885 for £4 annual rent dated 19 June 1885; (i) James Lewis of Penarth, Esq., to ; (ii) George Baster of Neath, contractor: Land at Melyncryddan, Neath, adjoining Lewis Road to the south west near its junction with Eastland Terrace Road, and adjoining the road to Eastland Colliery to the north, for 1 house; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/24> Agreement dated 9 July 1891; (i) The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Neath (acting as Urban Sanitary Authority) to; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse: Agreement as to the contribution of costs for the improvement of Lewis Road, Malyncryddan, and as to the Urban Sanitary Authority taking over the road
[1 paper]

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<D/D SB 18/25> Duplicate Conveyance for £200 dated 3 May 1892; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, clerk, and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse of Cardiff, solicitor, to; (ii) William Burrows Trick of Neath, farmer and cattle dealer: Piece of land on the east side of Cryddan Road, Neath, opposite a church, measuring 200 feet by 120 feet; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/26> Plan of the boundary between land of the trustees of the late Dean Blosse and Mr James Kempthorne, showing land and houses at the junction of Briton Ferry Road and Cryddan Road, with related correspondence. 1892
[1 envelope containing 1 plan and 3 papers]

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<D/D SB 18/27> Duplicate Conveyance for £200 dated 3 July 1894; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse of Cardiff, solicitor, to; (ii) John Dodd of 13 Springfield Place, Lewis Road, Neath: Land measuring 778 square yards at Cryddan Park, Melyncryddan, Neath, formerly leased by (i) to (ii), on which (ii) has build 4 houses
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/28> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 July 1894 for £6 2s 6d annual rent dated 19 Sept. 1895; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse of Cardiff, solicitor, to; (ii) John Lovett of Anchor Hotel, Neath, innkeeper: Land measuring 980 square yards on Lewis Road, Melyncryddan, Neath, with two houses in the process of being built by the lessee; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/29> Duplicate conveyance for £145 dated 10 Apr. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) John Bowden of Neath, hay and corn merchant: Piece of land situated in Lewis Road, Cryddan Park, Neath, measuring 57 feet in frontage, to the west of Eastland Brook, for a maximum of two houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/30> Duplicate Conveyance for £130 dated 10 Apr. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Kate Gandy, wife of James Gandy of 44 Cryddan Road, Neath, accountant: Land bounded on the east by Eastland Brook and on the north by Lewis Road, Cryddan Park, Neath, with a frontage of 52 feet, for a maximum of 2 houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/31> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Nov. 1895 for £5 6s 4d annual rent dated 6 May 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, to ; (ii) Thomas Parker of 30 Osborne Street, Neath, carpenter: Land measuring 65 feet 10 inches by 115 feet on Lewis Road, Cryddan Park, Neath, for 4 houses; Includes plan; Enclosed: related correspondence
[1 parchment, 2 papers]

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<D/D SB 18/32> Duplicate Conveyance for £235 dated 1 Sept. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) James Gandy of 44 Cryddan Road, Neath, accountant: Land on Lewis Road, Cryddan Park, Neath, measuring 102 feet and 137 feet 6 inches by 185 feet and 196 feet, and also a piece of land called 'The Ravine', containing Eastland Brook; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/33> Duplicate Conveyance for £85 dated 1 Sept. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Abraham George of Morlais, Lewis Road, Neath, builder: Land with a frontage of 96 feet on Lewis Road, Neath, bounded on the other sides by Back Lane and the colliery road; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/34> Duplicate Conveyance for £550 dated 7 Nov. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Janetta Jones, wife of David Humphrey Jones of Fern Bank, Neath, rate collector: Land on Lewis Road, Neath, measuring 3r, situated on the eastern side of Eastland Brook, for not more than six houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/35> Conveyance for £119 dated 25 Nov. 1896; (i) Francis Traherne Lynch Blosse of Croydon, gent.; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Gloucestershire, clerk, Emma Catherine Lynch Blosse, Mary Isabella Lynch Blosse, Cecilia Mary Lynch Blosse, Francis Turberville Lynch Blosse, and Katherine Marion Lynch Blosse, all of The Green, Llandaff, spinsters, and Edward Falconer Lynch Blosse of Peterston-super-Ely, land agent: An eighth share of a ninth share in properties at Cryddan Park, Neath, which (i) received as part of the inheritance from the Will of Henry Francis Lynch Blosse
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/36> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 25 Mar. 1896 for £3 6d annual rent dated 1 Dec. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (ii) Thomas Walters of 2 Alexander Street, Neath, builder: Land for three houses on the western side of the junction of Mount Pleasant Road and George Street, Neath; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/37> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Nov. 1895 for £5 4s annual rent dated 22 Dec. 1896; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (ii) Thomas Parker of 30 Osborne Street, Neath, carpenter: Land for five houses on the corner of Lewis Road and George Street, Neath; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/38> Duplicate Conveyance for £34 dated 1 Jan. 1897; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Evan Evans Bevan of the Vale of Neath Brewery, brewer: Land measuring 215 square yards, behind the chapel on the east side of Cryddan Road beside Cryddan Brook; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/39> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Nov. 1896 for £5 2s annual rent dated 24 June 1897; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, ; (ii) John Howells of Neath, builder and contractor: Land with 97 feet frontage on Mount Pleasant Road, Neath, measuring 822 square yards, for 6 houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/40> Duplicate Conveyance for £180 dated 12 Oct. 1897; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Thomas Richards of 5 Osborne Street, Neath, builder: Land in Lewis Road, Neath, measuring 1104 square yards, for no more than two houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/41> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Nov. 1897 for £3 1s 6d annual rent dated 1 Feb. 1898; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (ii) Thomas Parker of Lewis Road, Neath, builder: Land measuring 738 square yards, with a frontage of 83 feet on the north side of Mount Pleasant Road, Neath, for 5 houses; Includes plan; Endorsed: Memorandum that the centre house and the one adjoining it on the western side were sold to Thomas Davies of Resolven, boot and shoe manufacturer, 29 Dec. 1900
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/42> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Nov. 1897 for £1 3s 8d annual rent dated 26 Apr. 1898; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, ; (ii) John Howells of Neath, builder: Land measuring 284 square yards with frontage of 32 feet on the north side of Mount Pleasant Road, Neath, for 2 houses; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/43> Duplicate Conveyance for £100 dated 1 Aug. 1900; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Abraham George of the Vaughan Arms, Resolven, builder: Land measuring 560 square yards on the south side of Lewis Road, Neath, for 2 houses; Enclosed: Agreement to Lease for 99 years from 1 May 1893 for £3 annual rent dated 14 Mar. 1893, the Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse and Harry Francis Lynch Blosse of Cardiff, solicitor, to Abraham George of 28 Ropewalk, Neath, builder, property as above; Includes plan
[1 parchment, 1 paper]

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<D/D SB 18/44> Duplicate Conveyance for £50 dated 31 Aug. 1900; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Mary Rosser of 18 Windsor Road, Neath, spinster: Land measuring 204 square yards on Lewis Road, formerly leased to William Henry Creighton (13 Sept. 1899)
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/45> Duplicate Conveyance for £130 dated 6 Nov. 1900; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Sarah Jane Rombach, wife of Joseph Casper Rombach of 94 Briton Ferry Road, Neath, manager of tin works: Land with two houses built on it measuring 296 square yards, on Lewis Road, Neath, formerly leased to the buyer (17 Feb. 1893)
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/46> Duplicate Conveyance for £100 dated 23 Nov. 1900; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) Levi James of Victoria Gardens, Neath, merchant: Land on Colliery Road, Neath, measuring 458 square yards, formerly leased to Ernest William Grant (1 July 1896)
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/47> Duplicate Conveyance and Surrender of Lease for £780 dated 19 Dec. 1900; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow; (iii) William Henry Creighton of Lewis Road, Neath, builder, to ; (iv) Frederick William Holloway of Windsor Road, Neath, newsagent: Land with a frontage of 58 feet on the north side of Lewis Road, Neath, formerly leased to (iii); Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/48> Duplicate Conveyance for £45 dated 29 Dec. 1900; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Thomas Davies of Bristol House, Resolven, boot and shoe manufacturer: Land formerly leased to Thomas Parker (1 Feb. 1898), with 2 houses built there, at Mount Pleasant, Neath
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/49> Duplicate conveyance for £ dated 13 Feb. 1901; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Dan Haines of 2 Greenway Villas, Neath, certified bailiff: Land with 2 houses, measuring 419 square yards on Edward Street, Neath, formerly leased to Thomas Davies (1 Oct. 1896)
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/50> Duplicate Conveyance for £111 dated 2 Apr. 1901; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Levi James of Victoria Gardens, Neath, merchant: Land in Colliery Road, Neath; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/51> Duplicate Conveyance for £36 dated 5 Sept. 1901; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Charles Ralph of Lewis Road, Neath, plumber: Land measuring 142 square yards with a house built on it, on Lewis Road, Neath, formerly leased to John Baker (10 Apr. 1896)
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/52> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 July 1899 for £3 10s annual rent dated 15 Nov. 1901; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (ii) William Henry Creighton of Lewis Road, Neath, builder: Land with 2 houses in the process of being built, measuring 410 square yards, on the north east side of Lewis Road, Neath; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/53> Duplicate Conveyance for £32 dated 22 Nov. 1901; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Neath acting as the Neath Urban District Council: Land measuring 130 square yards on the corner of Westernmoor Road and Lewis Road, Neath; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/54> Duplicate Conveyance for £100 dated 20 Aug. 1902; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Harriet Sophia Creighton wife of William Henry Creighton, of Lewis Road, Neath, builder: Land with a frontage of 37 feet 3 inches on Lewis Road, and land to the rear of this and the adjoining properties along the back lane; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/55> Duplicate Conveyance and Surrender for £50 dated 18 Oct. 1902; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, with; (iii) William Henry Greighton of Lewis Road, Neath, builder, to ; (iv) William Mort of 1 Windsor Road, Neath, china merchant: Land on the north side of Lewis Road, Neath, assigned by (iii) to (iv) (2 June 1902) with a house built on it; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/56> Duplicate Conveyance for £100 dated 18 Dec. 1905; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Rees Davies of Glasnevin, Lewis Road, Neath, accountant: Land with a frontage of 21 feet 10 inches on the south side of Lewis Road, Neath, with one house built there, called 'Glasnevin'; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/57> Duplicate Conveyance for £600 dated 21 Dec. 1905; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Katharine Frances Rosser, wife of David Rosser of the Laurels, Lewis Road, Neath, tinplate manufacturer: Land with a house built on it on the south side of Lewis Road, Neath, between Lewis Road and the old tramway, called 'The Laurels'; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/58> Duplicate Conveyance for £100 dated 31 Dec. 1905; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) William Williams of Fernleigh, Lewis Road, Neath, land agent: Land with a frontage of 22 feet 9 inches on the south side of Lewis Road, Neath, with a house built there called 'Fernleigh'; Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/59> Duplicate Conveyance for £110 dated 14 Jan. 1907; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tiddenham Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (ii) Elizabeth Lewis of Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Samuel Veale of 10 Edward Street, Neath, Haulier: Land measuring 686 square yards on the south western side of Edward Street, Mount Pleasant, Neath, with the house, stables and outbuildings built there, formerly leased to the buyer (4 July 1898); Includes plan
[1 parchment]

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Deeds of properties at Nantyffyllon, near Maesteg

<D/D SB 18/60, 61> Counterpart Lease and Copy Counterpart Lease for 98 years from 1 Nov. 1869 for 18s 1d annual rent dated 8 Oct. 1870; (i) John Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Pwllywrach, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, esq., to; (iii) Evan Aubrey of Maesteg, bricklayer: Land, part of Penylan Farm in the parish of Llangynwyd with a house on the eastern side of the parish road, part of Burderop Terrace; Includes plan
[2 parchments]

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<D/D SB 18/62> Counterpart Lease for 98 years from 1 Nov. 1869 for £2 13s annual rent dated 8 Oct. 1870; (i) John Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Pwllywrach, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, esq., to; (iii) John Jarvis of Maesteg, collier: Land, part of Penylan Farm, with a frontage of 50 feet on the parish road, with a house built there; Includes plan; Endorsed: pencil note to the effect that the property was the Rock Inn, and was sold in 1950 to E. Evans Bevan Ltd.
[1 parchment]

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<D/D SB 18/63, 64> Counterpart Lease and Copy Counterpart Lease for 98 years from 1 Nov. 1869 for 18s 7d annual rent dated 8 Oct. 1870; (i) John Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Pwllywrach, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, esq., to; (iii) John Leyshon of Maesteg, collier: Land, part of Penylan Farm, with a frontage of 19 feet 6 inches on the parish road, with a house built there; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/65, 66> Counterpart Lease and Copy Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Aug. 1872 for £1 3s 8d annual rent dated 9 Dec. 1872; (i) John Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Pwllywrach, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, esq., to; (iii) Evan John of Maesteg, fireman: Land, part of Penylan Farm, with a frontage of 18 feet on the parish road and on the old road running parallel to it, with a house built there; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/67, 68> Counterpart Lease and Copy Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Aug. 1872 for £1 3s 8d annual rent dated 9 Dec. 1872; (i) John Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Pwllywrach, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, esq., to; (iii) Evan Lloyd of Maesteg, collier: Land, part of Penylan Farm, with a frontage of 18 feet on the parish road and on the old road running parallel to it, with a house built there, immediately to the south of the property described in nos. 65 and 66 above; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/69> Counterpart Lease and Copy Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Aug. 1872 for £2 17s 10d annual rent dated 9 Dec. 1872; (i) John Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Pwllywrach, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Exeter College, Oxford, esq., to; (iii) William Grove of Maesteg, grocer: Land, part of Penylan Farm, with a frontage of 44 feet on the parish road and on the old road running parallel to it, with a cottage and outbuildings in the process of being built there, with covenants to build a shop and outbuildings; Includes plan; Endorsed: "Picton Street"
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<D/D SB 18/71> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 2 Aug. 1872 for £4 or £10 annual rent dated 16 Feb. 1875; (i) John Homfray of Cheltenham, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, esq., to; (iii) The Llynvi, Tondu and Ogmore Coal and Iron Company Limited: Square plot of land bounded by Salem Chapel on one side, and by the Lynvi and Ogmore Railway and the Lynvi Company's Railway on the adjacent sides, for a school and schoolmaster's house; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/72> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 May 1877 for £2 9s annual rent dated 22 May 1877; (i) John Homfray of Cheltenham, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, esq., to; (iii) Thomas Anthony of Penylan, Maesteg, farmer: Land, part of Penylan Farm, measuring 587 square yards, on which the lessee has already built one house and is in the process of building two more, situated on the road from Maesteg to Blaenllynfi; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/73, 74> Counterpart Lease and Copy Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 May 1878 for 14s 2d annual rent dated 19 Mar. 1878; (i) John Homfray of Cheltenham, esq. and John Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq., with; (ii) The Venerable Henry Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, Bridgend, clerk, Archdeacon of Llandaff, and Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Newcastle House, esq., to; (iii) David Davies of Maesteg, collier: Land, part of Penylan Farm, fronting on the road from Maesteg to Cymmer, with a house built on it; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/75> Counterpart Lease for 99 years from 1 Nov. 1894 for 17s 8d annual rent dated 5 Apr. 1895; (i) John Glyn Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq., with; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, clerk, with; (iii) Arthur Whitcombe of High Street, Maesteg, builder, to; (iv) Miss Margaret Lawrence of Maesteg, spinster: Land with a house built on it to the east of the road to Maesteg; Includes plan
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Minerals at Penylan Farm, near Nantyffyllon

<D/D SB 18/76-78> Duplicate Agreements to lease dated 1 Sept. 1887; (i) John Glyn Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq., with; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (iii) Griffith Williams of Avonvale, Cymmer, coal merchant and Walter Thomas Morgan of Ebbw Vale, contractor: All minerals under Penylan Farm, near Maesteg, in the parish of Llangynwyd; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/79> Duplicate agreement dated 6 July 1907; (i) The Right Hon. Windham Thomas, earl of Dunraven; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, clerk; (iii) John Glyn Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq.; (iv) The Lords Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom acting in execution of the Greenwich Hospital Acts; (v) Lawrence Gardner Williams of Cardiff, gent. and Herbert Richard Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq.: Agreement to settle a dispute as to the boundary between the Dunraven Estate and the estate of Messrs. Blosse and Homfray along the valley of Nant-y-Ffyllon, in the parish of Llangynwyd; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/80> Duplicate Conveyance and exchange dated 28 Oct. 1908; (i) John Gwynne Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, retired army captain; (ii) Herbert Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq.; (iii) Lawrence Gardner Williams of Cardiff, esq., and Herbert Richards Homfray; (iv) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse, vicar of Tidenham, Gloucestershire, clerk; (v) North's Navigation Collieries (1889) Ltd.; (vi) The Great Western Railway Company: Mineral rights near Nantyfyllon Station, Maesteg, to the south and west of Coegnant Colliery; Includes plan
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Sale of Leaseholds in Nantyffyllon

<D/D SB 18/81> Surrender dated 10 June 1954; (i) William David Thomas of 60 Maesteg Road, Maesteg, David Richards of 76 Picton Street, Nantyfyllon, with; (ii) William David Thomas, Margaret Hannah Williams of 52 Victoria Avenue, Porthcawl, widow, Agnes Richards of 76 Picton Street, Nantyfyllon, married woman and Rachel Ann Michael of 52 Victoria Avenue, Porthcawl, widow, to; (iii) Henry Lynche-Blosse of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, mining engineer, and Roger Kirril Bellingham of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, solicitor: No. 75, Picton Street, Nantyfyllon
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<D/D SB 18/82> Duplicate Conveyance for £100 dated 25 Nov. 1958; (i) Henry Lynch-Blosse of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, mining engineer and Roger Kirril Bellingham of the same address, solicitor; (ii) Percy Evans of 89 Picton Street, Nantyfyllon, butcher: Piece of land measuring 2.181a at Nantyffyllon, to the north of Station Terrace and east of Picton Street; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/83> Duplicate Conveyance for £125 dated 4 Dec. 1958; (i) Henry Lynch-Blosse of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, mining engineer and Roger Kirril Bellingham of the same address, solicitor; (ii) David Adams Treharne of 9 Garnwen Road, Nantyffyllon, David Rhydwyn Jenkins of 10 Garn Road, Maesteg and Gwynfryn Davies of 20 Picton Street, Nantyffyllon (chairman, treasurer and secretary of Nantyffyllon Rugby Club): Land to the east of Picton Strees and to the west of Station Terrace; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/84> Duplicate Conveyance for £67 dated 11 Feb. 1960; (i) Henry Lynch-Blosse of 134 St Helen's Road, Swansea, mining engineer and Roger Kirril Bellingham of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, solicitor; (ii) Arthur Augustus Davies of 12 Zoar Avenue, Maesteg, draper: No. 27, Station Terrace, Nantyffyllon; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/85> Duplicate Conveyance for £79 dated 14 Apr. 1960; (i) Henry Lynch-Blosse of 134 St Helen's Road, Swansea, mining engineer and Roger Kirril Bellingham of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, solicitor; (ii) Lily May Thomas of 62a Picton Street, Nantyffyllon, married woman: No. 62a Picton Street, Nantyffyllon; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/86> Duplicate Conveyance for £75 dated 3 Sept. 1960; (i) Henry Lynch-Blosse of 134 St Helen's Road, Swansea, mining engineer and Roger Kirril Bellingham of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, solicitor; (ii) David Adams Treharne of 9 Garnwen Road, Nantyffyllon, Tudor Thomas Hall of the King Alfred Hotel, Maesteg and David Rhydwyn Jenkins of 10 Garn Road, Maesteg, chairman, secretary and treasurer of Nantyffyllon Rugby Club: Land to the north of Blosse Street, west of Station Terrace, south of Bethlehem Chapel and east of Picton Street, Nantyffyllon; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/87> Duplicate Conveyance for £1126 dated 8 June 1962; (i) Henry Lynch-Blosse of 134 St Helen's Road, Swansea, mining engineer and Roger Kirril Bellingham of 2 Princess Way, Swansea, solicitor; (ii) J. R. O. Williams Investments Ltd of Bridgend: Nos. 35, 36, 37, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 51, 55, 57, 60, 63, 65, 73, 74, 75 and 83 Picton Street, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 15, 20, 33, 37 and 38 Homfray Street, 4 Blosse Street, nos. 5, 15, 16, 18 and 19 Station Terrace, Maesyderwen House, and Bethlehem Chapel, all in Nantyffyllon, and vacant lots near the station and on Picton Street; Includes plan, and schedule of properties, including details of the current lease, names of original lessees, term and date of lease and rent
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<D/D SB 18/88> Agreement for sale dated 1 Oct. 1887; (i) Griffith Williams of Avonvale, Cymmer, coal merchant and colliery manager; (ii) Walter Thomas Morgan of Ebbw Vale, builder and contractor: The Picton Colliery and machinery
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Papers relating to the Penylan and Bedw Joint Estate

<D/D SB 18/89> Schedule of counterpart leases of properties on the Penylan and Bedw joint Estate, giving the date of the lease, and the names of the lessors and lessees. The properties are not described. Leases listed date from 1862 to 1914. n.d., 1914
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<D/D SB 18/90> Deed of appointment of Herbert Richards Homfray and Henry Lynch Blosse as new trustees in place of the Public Trustee for the purposes of the statutory trusts affecting certain mines and minerals under Bedw Farm to the south of Cymmer, and Penylan Farm to the north of Nantyffyllon, held in undivided shares. 5 July 1935
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<D/D SB 18/91> Appointment of Herbert Charles Richards Homfray as trustee in place of Herbert Richards Homfray, deceased, relating to minerals under Penylan and Bedw Farms. 24 June 1942
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<D/D SB 18/92, 93> Abstract of title (with duplicate) of the trustees of the Will of the late Sir R. C. Lynch-Blosse to freehold estates at Penylan, Llangynwyd parish. 1950
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Deeds of minerals under Bedw Farm in Llantrisant parish

<D/D SB 18/94> Counterpart Lease for 60 years from 1 Nov. 1873 for £300 annual rent and also royalties dated 7 July 1883; (i) John Glynne Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, esq., and the Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Coaley Vicarage, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (ii) John Jones of Fairwater, Cardiff, colliery proprietor, William Hole Williams of Bristol, colliery proprietor and William Thomas Lewis of the Maerdy, Aberdare, colliery proprietor: All the coal left unworked in Rhondda no. 1 vein together with ironstone and fireclay below no. 2 vein under Bedw Farm (115a 3r 27p) in the parish of Llantrisant; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/95> Counterpart Agreement to lease for 15 years from 1 Jan. 1886 for £20 annual rent and also royalties, dated 24 Sept. 1886; (i) John Glynne Richards Homfray of Penlline Castle, Lieutenant in the 1st Life Guards, with; (ii) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (iii) John Morris and David Morris of 20 Trebanog Road, Porth, colliers: Coal in Rhondda no. 1 vein, lying under Bedw Farm in the parish of Llantrisant
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<D/D SB 18/96> Case for Counsel's opinion, on behalf of the Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse, relating to a lease for 60 years of the minerals under Bedw Farm dated 1874, granted to the Coed Cae Colliery Company. Nov. 1887
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<D/D SB 18/97> Further instructions to Counsel in the matter of the minerals under Bedw Farm. Nov. 1887
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<D/D SB 18/98> Covering letter relating to the return of nos. 96 and 97 above. 1914
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<D/D SB 18/99, 100> Lease and Counterpart Lease for 21 years from 1 Jan. 1908 for £6 10s annual rent and also royalties dated 1 May 1909; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of Tidenham, Gloucestershire, clerk, to; (ii) William Evans of Porth, merchant: Half share in the minerals in Rhondda no. 1 seam which lies under Bedw Farm in the parish of Llantrisant; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/101> Counterpart Lease for 21 years from 1 July 1913 for £32 10s annual rent and also royalties dated 9 Sept. 1916; (i) The Rev. Robert Charles Lynch Blosse of 10 Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, clerk; (ii) Edward Johnson of Trebanog Colliery Company, Porth: Half share in the minerals in Rhondda no. 1 seam which lies under Bedw Farm in the parish of Llantrisant; Includes plan
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<D/D SB 18/102> Counterpart Lease for 30 years from 1 Nov. 1933 for £300 annual rent dated 28 Sept. 1935; (i) Herbert Richards Homfray of Penllyn Castle, retired army Colonel and Henry Lynch Blosse of 29 Fisher Street, Swansea, mining engineer; (ii) Herbert Richards Homfray; (iii) Insoles Ltd. of Cardiff: Minerals lying under Bedw Farm in the parish of Llantrisant; Includes plan
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Correspondence

<D/D SB 18/103> Bundle of loose papers and correspondence including covering letters about the return of deeds, an undertaking by Joseph Davies to fill up and make secure two airpits at Penylan Colliery, 1889, certificate of payment of insurance premium, and certificates of valuation of coal holdings entered in the Coal Holdings Register in pursuance of the Coal Act 1938. 1889-1961
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Papers relating to the succession to the Baronetcy of members of the Lynch-Blosse family

<D/D SB 18/104> Envelope containing the marriage certificate of Robert Cyril Lynch Blosse, son of Robert Charles Lynch Blosse, and Dorothy Mary Cunliffe-Owen, 25 Apr. 1911, the birth certificate of their son Geoffrey Robert Lynch Blosse 1 Apr. 1915, and letters from the Home Office referring to the placing of Sir Robert Cyril Lynch-Blosse on the Official Roll of the Baronetage, having succeeded to the Baronetcy of Lynch-Blosse of Galway, 1949. 1911-1949
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<D/D SB 18/105> Files relating to the succession of Sir Robert Cyril Lynch-Blosse to the Baronetcy of Lynch-Blosse of Galway, containing genealogical notes from other members of the family, correspondence and family trees. 1940s
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<D/D SB 18/106> File relating to the succession of Sir Henry Lynch-Blosse to the Baronetcy. 1963
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Sale of the Penylan Estate

<D/D SB 18/107> File of papers relating to the sale of the Penylan Estate in Nantyffyllon to J. R. O. Williams Investments Ltd. 1961-1962
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