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National Library of Wales
Llwyn estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LLWYN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Llwyn Estate Records

Short Title: Llwyn estate, records

Creation date(s): 1623-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.551 cubic meters (17 boxes, 6 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Llwyn estate


Administrative/Biographical history: 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 of Dovecot near Liverpool. The Dugdale family still owned the estate or at least parts of it in the 1930s.


Scope and content/abstract: 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.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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 catalogues are available at NLW and HMC. An online catalogue can be accessed from


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 Major J.E.M. Dugdale, Penllwyn, Llanfyllin, in 1952 and in November 1966.


Related material: Maps relating to the Llwyn estate are inNational Library of Wales, Map Collections. Further papers are in the Shropshire Records and Research Centre.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Burke's Landed Gentry (London, 2 vols, 1846), vol. I; Burke's Landed Gentry (London, 18th ed., 3 vols, 1965-1973), vol. I

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2001

Humffreys family, | of Llwyn | Archives
Llwyn (Dolgellau, Wales) | Archives

Personal names
Dugdale family , of Llwyn
Humffreys family , of Llwyn

Corporate names
Llwyn Estate (Montgomeryshire, Wales)


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