Fonds GB 0210 BURDON - Burdon Deeds,

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Burdon Deeds,


  • 1719-1855 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

29 items

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Name of creator

Administrative history

Richard and Elizabeth Owen owned the Peniarth estate, Llanegryn, Merionethshire, in the early 18th century. They were succeeded by their son Lewis Owen. Jane, his daughter and heiress, married first Richard, 5th Viscount Bulkeley (d 1739), and second Edward Williams, son of John Williams of Bodelwyddan, Flintshire.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased from H. Burdon, London, 1928.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds and documents, 1719-1855, relating mainly to the Peniarth estate in Merionethshire and Caernarfonshire, mainly leases, bonds and mortgages, 1728-1767.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright regulations apply

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line from

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The main Peniarth estate archive is NLW, Peniarth Estate Records. Volumes of estate maps and individual maps are NLW, Map Collections, Peniarth vols 1-5 and Peniarth Maps, nos 1-20. Other records relating to the Peniarth home estate are in Meironnydd Archives.

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Title supplied from name of vendor.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Seri Crawley and Rhys Jones for the ANW Project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Peniarth Deeds and Documents.

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  • Text: Burdon Deeds.