Series JAA1 - Cemais – Llanwrin title deeds

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Cemais – Llanwrin title deeds


  • 1403-1736 (Creation)

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4 bundles, 3 envelopes

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Title deeds of houses and lands of the Mathafarn estate in the parishes of Cemais, Darowen and Llanbryn-mair, 1521-1736, Llandinam, Llangurig and Llanidloes, 1579-1730, Llanwnnog, 1616, and Llanwrin, 1403-1677. Many of the deeds record acquisitions and other transactions by the Pughe family of Mathafarn between 1561 and 1736. One file contains leases and assignments of the lordships of Arwystli and Cyfeiliog, as well as named properties within the lordships, 1568-1673. Some files refer to the Purcell family of Dinthill, Salop, the Meredith family of Glynceirig and the Jones family of Clegyrddwr, Llanbryn-mair

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Arranged in alphabetical order of parish from Cemais to Llanwrin.

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  • English
  • Latin

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