- [14 cent]-1951. (Creation)
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60 vols, 2 outsize vols, 3 rolls, 77 bundles, 113 folders, 50 envelopes, 2 loose items.
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The Maurices and the Owens were linked by descent and by marriage to several other prominent familes in North Wales, Shropshire and Ireland.
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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.
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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.
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Restrictions on some items due to poor physical condition, for which see file descriptions.
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- Anwyl family, of Park. (Creator)
- Anwyl family, of Park -- Archives. (Subject)
- Clayton family, of Lea Hall -- Archives. (Subject)
- Godolphin family -- Archives. (Subject)
- Hanmer family, of Pentre-pant -- Archives. (Subject)
- Lyster family, of Penrhos and Moyne's Court -- Archives. (Subject)
- Vaughan family, of Corsygedol -- Archives. (Subject)
- Clayton family, of Lea Hall. (Subject)
- Godolphin family. (Subject)
- Hanmer family, of Pentre-pant. (Subject)
- Lyster family, of Penrhos and Moyne's Court. (Subject)
- Vaughan family, of Corsygedol (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales