GB 0210 MAENNE
Maesgwynne Estate Records,
- 1565-1888 / (Creation)
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0.172 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator
In the early 17th century Maesgwynne in the parish of Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire, was owned by the Howell family. The last of the line, Walter Rice Howell (1724-1789), who died unmarried, bequeathed the estate to his godson, Walter Powell, a Bristol drysalter. He was succeeded by his only son, Walter Rice Howell Powell (1796-1834), the estate then passing to his son, also named Walter Rice Howell Powell (1819-1889). In 1873 the estate comprised 3,468 acres.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Wilmot Vaughan, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, in 1944.
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Scope and content
Deeds, probate records, family settlements, etc., 1565-1888, relating to the Howell and Powell family and their Maesgwynne estate in Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire, 1565-1888.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at NLW have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH
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Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Maesgwynne Estate Records;