Sub-fonds P. - Family Papers,

Identity area

Reference code

P.

Title

Family Papers,

Date(s)

  • [14 cent]-1951. (Creation)

Level of description

Sub-fonds

Extent and medium

60 vols, 2 outsize vols, 3 rolls, 77 bundles, 113 folders, 50 envelopes, 2 loose items.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Maurices and the Owens were linked by descent and by marriage to several other prominent familes in North Wales, Shropshire and Ireland.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Family papers of Maurice, Owen and Ormsby-Gore of Clenennau and Brogyntyn and incorporating families related to them by marriage, such as Anwyl of Park, Clayton of Lea Hall, Godolphin of Abertanat, Hanmer of Pentre-pant, Lyster of Penrhos, Vaughan of Corsygedol and Wynn of Glyn, [14 cent.]-1951. The papers consist of probate records, family settlements and trusts, 1485-[c. 1862], private correspondence, 1582-1950, personal papers of individuals, 1672-1945, papers relating to family interests such as genealogy and literature, [14 cent.]-1951, and royal appointments and honours, 1795-1948.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged into five groups: probate records, family settlements and trusts; private correspondence; personal papers of individuals; papers relating to family interests; and royal appointments and honours.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Restrictions on some items due to poor physical condition, for which see file descriptions.

Conditions governing reproduction

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Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Photographs of family members, memorials, Penrhos Hall and a visit to Brogyntyn are NLW special collections. Further Godolphin family papers are at Northamptonshire Record Office, Fitzwilliam (Milton) papers; and Hanmer papers at Shropshire Archives, SRO 894, SRO 1144.

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Notes area

Note

Title of sub-fonds supplied from content.

Note

First date estimated from content.

Note

Preferred citation: P.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004444655

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Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Dates of creation revision deletion

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