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Criggion estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CRIGGION

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Criggion Estate Records

Short Title: Criggion estate, records

Creation date(s): 1847-1969

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.09 cubic metres(10 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Criggion estate


Administrative/Biographical history: Details about the Vickers family of Criggon, Montgomeryshire, are sparse. A Miss Gertrude Grant Vickers may have owned the estate when she died in 1937. Other contemporary members of the family include Velentine Whitby Vickers and Julia Maud Vickers.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1847-1969, relating to the Vickers family and to their Criggion and Offley Grove estates in Montgomeryshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire, including rentals, 1877-1969, accounts, cash books and vouchers, 1847-1947, leases and agreements, 1864-1954, and family and estate correspondence, 1876-1939.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into eight series by record type: rentals; accounts, cash books, vouchers; particulars and valuation; leases and agreements; correspondence and papers: family and estate; miscellaneous: family and estate; printed material; and plans; and then 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 is in NLW Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987, p. 16, available at NLW and the HMC. An online catalogue can be accessed from


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records purchased by NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Roger J. Knowles, Norton Canes, Cannock, Staffordshire, in June 1987.



Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this descroption: List of Criggion Papers in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987,

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2002

Criggion Estate (Wales) | Archives
Estate administration | England | Shropshire
Estate administration | England | Staffordshire
Estate administration | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Offley Grove (England) | Archives

Personal names
Vickers family , of Criggion and Offley Grove

Corporate names
Criggion Estate (Wales)
Offley Grove (England)


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