Sub-fonds Sotheby Deeds 1-659. - Sotheby deeds and documents

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Sotheby Deeds 1-659.


Sotheby deeds and documents


  • 1317-1762 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

4 boxes (659 items).

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Scope and content

Deeds and documents, 1317- 1762, relating to the Wynne family of Boderwyd, as well as the families of Lewis of Chwaen and Owen of Penros Bradwen, concerning properties in Anglesey and a few in Flintshire.

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System of arrangement

Arranged mostly chronologically.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Latin
  • Welsh

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English, Latin, some Welsh.

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Related units of description

For further deeds see Bodewryd deeds 1-561 and Bodewryd documents 1034-1103, 1106-1109.

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Title based on contents.


The manuscripts and deeds were packed in three sections which are represented by the letters A, B and C in each individual shelfmark. Some of the deeds were also tied up in bundles numbered i-xvii and xx; numbers xviii and xix are two sets of loose documents. Nos xxi-xxxiv were old deed boxes in leather and wood, some rectangular and some cylindrical, while xxxv was a cardboard box.


Formerly Wynne (Bodewryd) Papers (formerly Sotheby Collection).

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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