- 1623-1959. (Creation)
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The Llwyn estate was owned by the Humffreys family of Llanfyllin from at least the late seventeenth century. It remained in the family's possession until around 1852 when it was purchased by John Dugdale (I) (d. Dovecot near Liverpool, 1855). He left the Irwell Bank estate, Pendleton, to his son John Dugdale (II), who sold it to his cousin, another John Dugdale, who died there in Dec. 1881. John II married a daughter of Mr C. L. Ringrose of Tranby near Hessle, at Kirk Ella in Jan. 1851. John II's son, John Marshall Dugdale (1855-1918) m. Isabella ('Isa') Hargreaves at Tarporley, co. Ches., 20 July 1876. John II's other sons, Walter m. Flora Priestley at Paddington St James, 5 Dec. 1885, and Charles Tertius m. Adela Day, also at Paddington St James, 14 July 1886. There were also two daughters, Clara and, probably, Mary. John Marshall Dugdale was succeeded by John Eldon Marshall Dugdale (fl. 1929-1954).
The Dugdale family still owned the estate or at least parts of it in the 1940s, when Llwyn mansion was sold to Montgomeryshire Education Authority. The house was demolished and is now the site of Ysgol Uwchradd Llanfyllin.
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1952 and 1966: Llwyn estate records, mainly title deeds and abstracts of title, 1623-1932, together with a few business letters, plans, printed sale catalogues and rentals, 1855-1908, relating to properties principally in Llanfyllin (including the manor of Brithdir) and elsewhere in Montgomeryshire, and to a lesser extent in Denbighshire, Merioneth, Shropshire, Cheshire and Lancashire.
2017: Four scrapbooks (one disbound), c.1857-c.1952, eleven letter books, 1874-1906, three photograph albums, bundles of letters, 1880-1900, and three game books, 1900-1950. Bundles of deeds, letters and other papers related to the purchase and sale of properties, mainly in p. Llanfyllin, c.1851-c.1954. Manuscript 'History and topography of the hundred of Llanfyllin', by "Mechain", 1893, notes for a history of Llanfyllin, c.1893-1916, and a typescript 'History of the parish of Llanfyllin from 1862 to 1913', by J. Marshall Dugdale, c.1916.
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