Sub-sub-sub-fonds EAE. - Abertanat, Penrhos and Cemais estate administration papers,

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Abertanat, Penrhos and Cemais estate administration papers,


  • 1653-[c. 1949] (Creation)

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6 vols, 7 bundles, 10 folders, 14 envelopes, 1 loose item.

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Abertanat belonged to the Godolphins, Penrhos to the Derwas and Lyster families; and those, together with Cemais in Montgomeryshire, came under the ownership of John Owen of Penrhos in 1792.

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Records deriving from administration of the Abertanat estate, mainly in Broniarth, Guilsfield, Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain and Llandysilio in Montgomeryshire, together with the parishes of Llanyblodwel, Oswestry and Llanymynech in Shropshire, and Llangedwyn in Denbighshire; the Penrhos estate in Llandrinio, Guilsfield, Llandysilio and Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain; and the Cemais estate in Cemais, Darowen, Trefeglwys and Machynlleth. The records comprise rentals, 1711-1846, [c. 1949], accounts, 1653-1829, leases and other tenancy papers, 1741-1815, correspondence, [16]66-1859, and miscellaneous estate administration papers, 1717-1824.

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Arranged as five series: rentals, accounts, leases, correspondence, and miscellaneous estate administration papers.

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Other Abertanat estate papers are in Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Osborne Dukes of Leeds papers, DD 5.

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Preferred citation: EAE.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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