- 1870-1907 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.029 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
The Crewe-Read family traces its lineage from Thomas de Crewe of Cheshire and John Read of Roch Castle, Carmarthenshire; the family settled in Montgomeryshire in 1670. Captain Offley Malcolm Crewe Read was the owner of Llandinam Hall in 1870. He married Charlotte Lucy, the daughter of Thomas Marmaduke George. He was succeeded by his son, Offley John Crewe Read (1845-1902), who married Elizabeth Stuarta (d. 1905). Colonel Offley John Crewe Read died in Los Angeles, U.S.A., in 1902
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by C. Hoare & Co., London, per the British Records Association, in February 1983
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Scope and content
Deeds and documents, 1870-1907, concerning the estates of the Crewe-Read family of Llandinam Hall, Montgomeryshire.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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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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Hard copies of the catalogues are available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1983 at the National Library of Wales. The catalogues can be accessed on-line.
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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1983; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991)