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Glanllyn Estate (Merionethshire, Wales)
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Commonplace book of Robert Roberts, Tyddyn y Felin,

The commonplace book of Robert Roberts, Tyddyn y Felin, an assistant minister of 'Yr Hen Gapel', Llanuwchllyn, containing miscellaneous records and extracts, relating particularly to the affairs of 'Yr Hen Gapel'; copies of notices to quit to tenants of the Glanllyn estate, 1830; a list of persons qualified to serve on juries in Llanuwchllyn, 1834; correspondence relating to Coward's Trust, 1834; extracts from letters by emigrants to the United States of America, 1833-1835; 'Subscriptions when Revd. M. Jones came to Llanuwchllyn'; lists of houses in Llandrillo, Llangower, Llanyckil, Llanfawr, and Llanymowddwy; and lists of dissenting meeting-houses.

Robert Roberts.

The Welsh Land Commission,

Tables prepared for the Welsh Land Commission showing acreage and rents of farms on the Glanllyn estate, Merioneth, the property of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, bart, Wynnstay.

Wynnstay Estate Records

  • GB 0210 WYNNSTAY
  • Fonds
  • 1183-1957

Estate and family records, 1183-1957, of the Wynn and Williams Wynn family of Wynnstay, Denbighshire. The archive includes a group of architectural drawings, c. 1770, by James Byres; a group of early charters and deeds, 1183-1676, from the Cistercian Abbey of Strata Marcella (Ystrad Marchell) near Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, and elsewhere; antiquarian, legal and literary manuscripts; account rolls of Sir Richard Wynn, Treasurer to Queen Henrietta Maria, 1627-1649; manorial records relating to manors and boroughs in Denbighshire, Montgomeryshire and Shropshire, 1364-1895 (1934-40 and 1952 deposits); parliamentary election papers for Anglesey, Cardigan (county and borough), Denbighshire, Flintshire and Montgomeryshire, 1621-1883; family and estate correspondence, including part of that of Sir William Williams (1634-1700), Speaker of the House of Commons; rentals and account books, 1300-1925 (preserved in an almost unbroken series from the time of Sir William Williams); over 5000 title deeds and documents, [pre-1290]-[c. 1910], mainly relating to properties in the six North Wales counties and Shropshire, including records for Glascoed and Llanforda, Llwydiarth, Llangedwyn and Glanllyn, Plas-y-Ward, Rhiwgoch and Mathafarn, estates acquired either by marriage or purchase in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; together with papers relating to administration of the estates, 1573-1946; family papers, 1499-1913, county and central government administration papers, 1608-1880; two discrete groups of Much Wenlock estate records, 1534-1860, and Nantcriba estate records, 1381-1680; and various maps. There is an additional group of papers relating to the Wynnstay estate which came from the office of Longueville Gittins solicitors, Oswestry, dated 1582-1957.

Williams Wynn family, of Wynnstay