Sub-fonds G - Gogerddan estate papers and title deeds

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Gogerddan estate papers and title deeds


  • 1332-1987 (Creation)

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7 outsize boxes, 3 flat boxes, 500 vols, 6 pamphlets, 57 folders, 833 bundles, 328 envelopes, 83 loose items, 1 leather wallet, 1 card index

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Records of the main Gogerddan estate, comprising title deeds relating to properties mainly in Aberystwyth, Llanbadarn Fawr, Llanfihangel Genau’r-glyn, Llangynfelyn and Machynlleth, 1332-1930; estate administration records, 1474-1950;; estate and general correspondence, 1586-1924; papers of James Morice and Thomas Morgan, 1779-1894; papers of agricultural societies, 1815-1924:, mining records, 1656-1924; manorial records, 1610-1919; legal and arbitration papers, 1441-[post-1908]; financial records, 1577-1926; political papers, [1690]-1880; county administration papers, 1523-1929; records of official intstutions such as churches, schools and charities, 1620-1945; papers concerning roads, railways and bridges, 1776-1900; Pryse family probate records, settlements and trusts, 1549-1950; and Pryse family personal papers, 1641-1987

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Arranged as fifteen groups:: title deeds and schedules; estate administration records;; estate and general correspondence; papers of James Morice and Thomas Morgan; papers of agricultural societies:, mining records, manorial records; legal and arbitration papers; financial records; political papers; county administration papers; records of official intstutions; papers concerning roads, railways and bridges; Pryse family probate records, settlements and trusts; and Pryse family personal papers. Bundles which formed part of the BRA deposit have been retained as discrete files within the archival structure.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Warchod Data 2018 a Rheoliadau Diogelu Data Cyffredinol 2018 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen

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The estate rentals and valuations of the Gogerddan and Abernantbychan estates are in sections R and A respectively.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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