91 ibid., I, 23 October 1817, p.l. It should be Mynydd y Gwair. 92 ibid., 1 October 1818, p.34. 93 ibid., 1 June 1819, p.54. Sir Gabriel Powell of Gellihir, parish of Ilston, and Heathfield Lodge, Swansea, was the son of Gabriel Powell II (1710-1788), and grandson of Gabriel Powell I (1676-1735), 'hereditary' stewards of the lordship of Gower. 94 ibid., 9 June 1819, p.55. 95 ibid., 25 September 1821, p.135. 96 ibid., 28 September 1821, p.135. Dillwyn was later to describe George Tennant (1765-1832), the agent for the Briton Ferry estate, as 'that terrible plague'. See diary entry I, 20 December 1822, p. 171. 97 ibid., II, 22 March 1825, p.20. 98 ibid., I, 4 January 1822, p. 146. 99 ibid., 28 January 1822, p. 147. The J. Jenkins here is Jenkin Jenkins who, as sitting tenant, bought both properties for £ 730 when they were sold by the Briton Ferry estate in 1821. Jenkins, therefore, nearly made 100 per cent profit on the deal when selling to Dillwyn. 100 WGRO, D/D BF/1028. Evan Hopkin, the tenant, paid £ 500 for it. 101 Cal. Diary LWD, I, 30 April 1822, p.153. 102 ibid., H, 13 April 1825, p.21. 103 ibid., 26 September 1825, p.28 None of these was put up for sale in 1820 as they were 'all Customary hold of Clase manor' (p.l 14 of vol. HI of original diary). 104 ibid., 22 May 1826, p.41. John James (1763/4-1839) was a Swansea solicitor and agent to the second Sir John Morris. He was a considerable landowner in his own right, owning some 450 acres in Llangyfelach, as well as land in six other parishes. His estate was advertised for sale in The Cambrian of 13 June 1835 and 4 July 1835. 105 ibid., 18 July 1826, p.45. Note: The owner of Llerfedwen (Parcel Mawr Higher) at this time was David Lewis (GRO (1825) LTA/LLAN/7). 106 ibid., 8 December 1831, p. 141. John Edwards of Rheola and Lanelay assumed the name John Edwards-Vaughan in 1829 when bequeathed the property of William Vaughan (jnr) of Clase and Lanelay. J. E. Vaughan's son. Nash Vaughan Edwards- Vaughan (1811-1868), held the 169 acre three Clases farm(s) and Bean Bwll in Clase Lower in 1838, properties which had previously been owned by WV. 107 ibid., 15 October 1832, p. 158; NLW, Sale Catalogue, No. 507. 108 Cal. Diary LWD, II, 5 February 1838. 109 ibid., I, 16 March 1827, p.53. The Mr Prance mentioned here may have been Capt Robert William Prance (c. 1803-?1860) the ? grandson of Capt. Robert Prance. The Prances were a Swansea family of mariners. 110 ibid., 14 August 1827, p.62. This was John Cook (1759-1832), cited earlier. 1 Pedigrees of the Popkin family appear in G. T. Clark, Limbus patrum Morganiae et Glamor ganiae (London, 1886), pp.525-7; T. Nicholas, The History and Antiquities of Glamorgan (London, 1874; reprinted Cowbridge, 1970) p. 126; WGRO, D/D Xdh 10. 112 Joanna Martin, 'Mineral Property Disputes', 155-75. 113 Jeremiah Dawkins was the son and heir of Major General Rowland Dawkins