Fonds GB 0210 CRIGGION - Criggion Estate Records,

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Criggion Estate Records,


  • 1847-1969 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.09 cubic metres(10 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Details about the Vickers family of Criggon, Montgomeryshire, are sparse. A Miss Gertrude Grant Vickers may have owned the estate when she died in 1937. Other contemporary members of the family include Velentine Whitby Vickers and Julia Maud Vickers.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased from Roger J Knowles, Norton Canes, Cannock, Staffordshire, in June 1987.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, 1847-1969, relating to the Vickers family and to their Criggion and Offley Grove estates in Montgomeryshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire, including rentals, 1877-1969, accounts, cash books and vouchers, 1847-1947, leases and agreements, 1864-1954, and family and estate correspondence, 1876-1939.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records purchased by NLW have been retained..


Accruals are not expected

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically by record type.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

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

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is in NLW Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987, p. 16, available at NLW and the HMC.

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2002.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Mair James.

Archivist's note

The following source was used in the compilation of this descroption: List of Criggion Papers in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987;

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