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DB/96: New Quay Harbour Company


Ref: DB/96/1

New Quay Harbour Company: Pre-Company Formation

Reference: DB/96/1
Title: Series 1: New Quay Harbour Company: Pre-Company Formation
Dates: 1787-1801
Level of description: Series
Extent: 2 Files
Scope and Content: This part of the collection comprises material which pre-dates the formation of the Company. It comprises documents relating to land transactions in the late 18th and early 19th centuries [DB/96/1/1]; and a copy of the Act of Parliament which enabled the improvement of Aberaeron Harbour (DB/96/1/2) and which was, presumably, used in drawing up New Quay Harbour Company’s Act application. The material is arranged chronologically, from earliest date to latest.

Ref: DB/96/1/1-2

Ref: DB/96/1/1
Title: Sale of property in Cardiganshire
Date(s): 1787-1901
Level: File
Extent: 4 Items
Scope and Content: Bills of Costs and a Final Agreement Relating to the Sale of Property in Cardiganshire. Listed below as DB/96/1/1/1-4.

Ref: DB/96/1/1/1
Title: John Davies’ Bill of Costs
Dates(s): 1796
Extent: 1Item
Scope and Content: Bill of Costs incurred by John Davies of Pantymarchog in the parish of Dihewidd [Dihewyd] in the County of Cardigan, relating to the case between William Lewis Esq. (petitioner) and John Davies Gentleman and his wife Jane Davies (defendants), heard in the Court of Great Sessions, 1796. The costs relate to his claim to Title to the Estate, devised to him in the will of Mrs Davies, viz: lands and premises in the parish of Silian in the County of Cardigan. 

Ref: DB/96/1/1/2
Title: John Davies’ Bill of Costs
Date(s): 28 December 1799
Extent: 1Item
Scope and Content: Bill of Costs incurred by John Davies of Pantymarchog, from J. Beynon, during 1798, relating to the purchase of the ‘Tenement of Nantremenyn & Clettwr Mill’ from Mrs Gough at public auction. 

Title: John Davies’ Bill of Costs
Date(s): 27 March 1801
Extent: 1Item
Scope and Content: Bill of Costs incurred by John Davies, from J. Beynon, during 1798 and 1800, relating to the purchase of the Tenement of Nantremenyn and other Lands in Llandyssil [Llandysul] Parish, Cardiganshire, including an assignment of Lease from Mr Sylvanus Jones relating to same.

Title: Final Agreement relating to property in Llanarth
Date(s): 1787
Extent: 1Item
Scope and Content: Final Agreement made in the Court of Great Sessions in the County of Cardiganshire, 20th day August in the twenty- sixth year of the reign of George III.
Between: James Jenkins (petitioner) and John Thomas and Elizabeth his wife (defendants). John and Elizabeth Thomas have sold to James Jenkins, for ‘Forty Pounds of Silver’, ‘two messuages, two cottages, four gardens, three orchards, twenty acres of land, ten acres of pasture, ten acres of five acres of wood and underwood [sic], and sixty acres of furze and heath, with all the appurtenances situate lying and being in the parish of Llanarth in the County of Cardiganshire’.

Ref: DB/96/1/2
Title: Act relating to Aberaeron Harbour
Date(s): 1 August 1807
Extent: 1Item
Scope and Content: ‘An Act to enable the Reverend Alban Thomas Jones Gwynne... to repair and enlarge or rebuild the Quay or Pier within the Harbour or Port of Aberayron [Aberaeron], in the County of Cardigan; and to improve the said Harbour, and to regulate the Moorings of Ships and Vessels therein’, 47 George III. Cap. 35.
Condition: Fragile

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