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Price family of Norton, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 PRITON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Price of Norton Deeds

Short Title: Price family of Norton, deeds

Creation date(s): 1674-1905

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Price family of Norton, Radnorshire


Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Green (b. 1803), son of George Green of Knighton, esq., and Margaret, youngest daughter of Richard Price of Knighton, esq., assumed the additional surname Price in 1874 in accordance with the will of his maternal uncle, Richard Price, lord of the manor of Norton, esq., and was created a baronet in the same year.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1674-1905, relating to properties mainly in Radnorshire, including deeds of the town hall or market house, stalls and standings and tolls of corn on market and fair days within the borough of Knighton, and deeds of the collegiate church, college and chantry of Llanddewibrefi, Cardiganshire, and deeds relating to the manor of Norton, Radnorshire.


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: A hard copy of the catalogue to the 1957 group is available at NLW. The 1981-82 group is uncatalogued. An online catalogue of the 1957 group 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: One group was donated by Sir Robert Henry Green-Price of Gwernafel, bart, in 1958, and another group was deposited in 1982 by Messrs Stoneham, Langton & Passmore of London, per the British Records Association.


Related material: Further papers including transcripts of the court rolls of the manor and borough of Norton, 1678-1705, and transcripts of records, 1580-1661, are NLW MSS 4540-1, and court books, 1713-1918, of the manor of Norton are NLW Minor Deposits 63-4. Further papers relating to Green-Price family property in Knighton and Presteigne, 1776-1893, are Powys County Archives Office, R/D/BRA/2052.


Note: Title derived from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Debrett's Illustrated Peerage and Baronetage, Titles of Courtesy, and The Knightage (London, 1877); Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage (London, 1971).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2001

City halls | Wales | Knighton
Fairs | Wales | Knighton
Markets | Wales | Knighton

Personal names
Price family , of Norton , Radnorshire

Corporate names
Knighton (Wales : Borough)

Llanddewi-Brefi (Wales)

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