File 64/4 - 'Sundry cases' and misc. purchases

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'Sundry cases' and misc. purchases


  • 1767-1819 (Creation)

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1 parcel (6 bundles with original labels = 52 items)

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Parcel labelled ‘Miscellaneous’ containing six bundles of documents with original labels, 1767-1819. The first, labelled ‘Sundry Cases, Statements, etc. received from Mr Mortimer’ contains a case for the opinion of Mr Kenyon on the customs for paying and the entitlement of Robert Godolphin Owen to receive rents out of the Merioneth and Caernarfonshire estates after the death of William Owen, 1767; a writ commanding Robert Godolphin Owen, late sheriff of Merioneth, to transfer official documents to his successor Rice James, 1769; Brogyntyn estate accounts and particulars of Edward Thomas’s cottage, 1788-1793; a bond and papers from a lawsuit by William Relph of Dublin and Mary his wife (otherwise Beckett), plts, against Owen Ormsby, deft, concerning a debt claimed by the plts under the marriage settlement of Francis Ormsby in 1716, and a copy of an amended bill, Dalley vs Ormsby, 1794; an abstract of the will of Owen Ormsby, 1804, and draft will of Mary Jane Ormsby, 1810; the London Gazette, 14 Jan. 1815, reporting that William Gore was to take the name Ormsby in addition to Gore, 1815; a case and opinion on an action of ejectment (not specified), 1815; and a letter to Thomas Hill Mortimer from Mary Jane Ormsby Gore requesting an Act of Parliament to sell or exchange property, with a list of relevant deeds and witnesses, 1819.
The other five bundles relate to purchases by Mary Jane and William Ormsby Gore and the trustees under the will of Ellen Owen, of properties in Porkington and Selatyn including the Fron, Cernybwch and the Hills, and other allotments of former common land, from [John] Basnett, Edward Williams, George Henry Warrington, the trustees of Rev. Daniel Griffiths, Walter Williams and James Thomas, 1808-1819. They include abstracts of the titles of the vendors and of William Lloyd, lord of the manors of Whittington and Middleton, agreements, draft conveyances, abstracts of individual deeds, schedules of deeds, solicitors’ correspondence, accounts, bills for legal expenses and receipts; and a description of the intended road from the Lodge to Chirk Bank (in bundle for James Thomas)

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Previous refs: Bundle No. 2 (deleted), 13 (on wrapper); Nos 1-2 (on bundles inside); Cist Ormsby Gore/Lord Harlech (3/6); NLW Longueville Collection, 1988 Deposit, Box 30.

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