Sub-sub-sub-fonds PEC. - Correspondence of the Maurice, Owen and Ormsby-Gore families,

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Correspondence of the Maurice, Owen and Ormsby-Gore families,


  • 1587-1950. (Creation)

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18 bundles, 54 folders, 14 envelopes.

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Private correspondence of the main Clenennau and Brogyntyn families of Maurice and Owen, 1587-1801, and their descendants, the Ormsbys and Ormsby-Gores, 1777-1950, together with two smaller groups of letters of their relatives, the Owens/Lysters of Penrhos, 1703-1823, and the Owens/Claytons of Brymbo, 1714-1739.

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Arranged chronologically into eleven series: correspondence of the Maurice and early Owen families; the Owen/Lyster family of Penrhos; William Owen; the Owen/Clayton family of Brymbo; Mary Owen; the later Owen and Ormsby-Gore families; William Ormsby-Gore; William Richard Ormsby-Gore; George Ralph Charles Ormsby-Gore; Margaret Ethel Ormsby-Gore; and William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore. Letters by the Ormsby-Gore family are filed under the last element of the surname in the relevant folders.

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Preferred citation: PEC.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: PEC.