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Fronheulog estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 FROLOG

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Fronheulog Estate Records

Short Title: Fronheulog estate, records

Creation date(s): 1660-1922

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.215 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Fronheulog estate


Administrative/Biographical history: Gabriel Davies and David Anwyl were both partners in the firm of Messrs Davies and Anwyl, solicitors, Gabriel's son, John Davies was living at Fronheulog in June 1814. The estate passed from the hands of the Davies family following the marriage of Catherine Janett Williams of Fronheulog and widow of John Davies of Fronheulog (they were married in 1838) with Owen Richards, a doctor from Bala, in 1857.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents, 1660-1922, from Bronwylfa, Llandderfel, partly relating relating to the Fronheulog estate and to the Williams family of Fronheulog and Menairafon, Angelsey, and partly relating to other properties, probably belonging to the clients of Messrs Anwyl and Davies, solicitors, and printed matter, mainly Acts of Parliament, 1816-1850.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into deeds, printed matter, and prints, maps and plans.

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, under the former title Bronwylfa Deeds, are available at NLW and HMC.The catalogue under its current title, Fronheulog Estate Records, can be accessed online 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 the executors of the late Captain Ifor O. Wynn Williams, Bronwylfa, Llandderfel, in July 1933.



Note: Formerly Bronwylfa Deeds. Current title supplied from contents of fonds; previous title based on residence of depositor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Bronwylfa deeds.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2002

Deeds | Wales | Llandderfel
Fronheulog Estate (Wales) | Archives
Law firms | Wales | Bala

Personal names

Corporate names
Fronheulog Estate (Wales)
Messrs Davies and Anwyl


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