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Burchinshaw family, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BURCHW

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Burchinshaw Family Papers

Short Title: Burchinshaw family, papers

Creation date(s): 1557-1863

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 28 items

Name of creator(s): Burchinshaw family of Llansannan


Administrative/Biographical history: The Burchinshaw family was settled at Arllwyd in the parish of Llansannan, Denbighshire, by 1655. Members of the family were settled at Plas Issa, 1668-1750, Chiwibren, 1691-[c.1730], Ty Ucha, 1741, and Foel, 1785-1836, all in the parish of Llansannan, and in the parish of Eglwys-fach 1757-1781, all in Denbighshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Family papers and estate records of the Burchinshaw family of Llansannan, Denbighshire, 1557-1863.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

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 are available at NLW and HMC. The catalogue is also available online.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Mrs E. M. Derham, February 1970.


Related material: Papers relating to the Burchinshaw family of Plas Issa, 1668-1750, are in NLW, Burchinshaw & Tremadog Deeds (formerly Liverpool Libraries Deeds), and papers relating to the estate of Thomas Burchinshaw of Foel, 1848-1854, are in NLW, Oldfield Papers (uncatalogued). Further papers relating to the Burchinshaw family, comprising four autograph albums and papers, 1796-1847, are in NLW, Mari Ellis Papers (uncatalogued). A manuscript of John Burchinshaw (d. 1724) of Llansannan's religious and theological notes, translations and poems is in University of Wales Bangor, John Burchinshaw Manuscript (BMSS JBM).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham. The following source was used in the compilation of this records: NLW, Burchinshaw Family Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2001

Burchinshaw family, | of Llansannan | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Burchinshaw family , of Llansannan

Corporate names

Llansannan (Wales)

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