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Sweeney Hall estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 SWEALL

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Sweeney Hall Estate Records

Short Title: Sweeney Hall estate, records

Creation date(s): 1563-1876

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.286 cubic metres (10 boxes, 10 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Sweeney Hall estate

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Sweeney Hall estate is located in Oswestry, Shropshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Estate and family records of Baker and Browne of Sweeney Hall, Oswestry, Leighton of Loton Park, Shropshire, Parker of Whitehouse, Worcestershire, and Charlton of Ludford, Shropshire, including title deeds, 1563-1854, a volume of important papers relating to Major-General Thomas Mytton (1608-56), who served the Parliamentary cause in north Wales during the civil war; papers of Edward Lloyd of Llanforda, [c. 1660]-1681; account books of the estates of the Charlton family of Park, Shropshire, 18 cent., letter-books of Sir Henry Watkin Williams-Wynn (1783-1856), British Ambassador to Denmark, 1831-1851, and a bundle of papers and notebooks relating to the estate of Miss Fanny Williams-Wynn who died in 1857.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: The 1932 deposit has been arranged into two groups: manuscript volumes and deeds and documents.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue of the 1932 group are available at NLW and HMC. The remainder remains uncatalogued. The catalogue can be accessed online from http://www.llgc.org.uk:81/index.htm

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by B.E. Parker Leighton of Sweeney Hall in October 1932. Further deposits were made in 1934 and 1949.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records are held by the Shropshire Records and Research Centre.

Publication note: Owens, B. G., 'Deposited collections, 22. Sweeney Hall manuscripts and documents', National Library of Wales Journal, vol. VI (1950-51), pp. 299-300.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham.
The following source was used in the compilation of this record: Owens, B. G., 'Deposited collections, 22. Sweeney Hall manuscripts and documents', National Library of Wales Journal, vol. VI (1950-51).

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2001


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Baker family, | of Sweeney Hall | Archives
Browne family, | of Sweeney Hall | Archives
Denmark | Foreign relations | Great Britain
Estate administration | England | Shropshire
Great Britain | Foreign relations | Denmark
Great Britain | History | Civil War, 1642-1649

Personal names
Baker family , of Sweeney Hall
Browne family , of Sweeney Hall
Charlton family , of Ludford
Leighton family , of Loton Park
Lloyd , Edward , of Llanforda
Mytton , Thomas , 1608-1656
Parker family , of Whitehouse (Worcestershire)
Williams-Wynn , Fanny , d. 1857
Williams-Wynn , Henry Watkin , 1783-1856

Corporate names
Loton Park Estate (England)
Ludford Estate (England)
Sweeney Hall Estate (England)
Whitehouse Estate (England)

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