Sub-sub-fonds FD - Papers relating to civil disputes and actions

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Papers relating to civil disputes and actions


  • 1672-1928 (Creation)

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1 volume, 15 folders, 18 envelopes

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The group comprises legal papers arising from court cases, mostly Chancery proceedings, 1672-1928, rules for court procedures, 1764, and papers resulting from disputes which did not take place in court, such as arbitration awards and agreements, 1677-1839, mainly concerning difficulties over title and encumbrances on properties such as Cae'rberllan and Cwyber in the late seventeenth century, Tyddyn Glan y Ffynnon and Gwaun Dwysog in the mid eighteenth century, and with problems of inheritance, for example, following the death of John Griffith (2) of Garn in 1758.

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Arranged as three series: legal papers, rules for court procedures, and arbitration awards and agreements.

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Mainly English, some Latin

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Legal expense accounts are in FF1/1, and cases specifically arising from election procedures have been filed with local government and political papers in PG.

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Preferred citation: FD

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  • Text: FD.