GB 0210 CRIGGION
Criggion Estate Records,
- 1847-1969 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.09 cubic metres(10 boxes)
Name of creator
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.
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
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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this descroption: List of Criggion Papers in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987;