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Garnons, John, solicitor, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GARNONS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: John Garnons (Solicitor) Deeds

Short Title: Garnons, John, solicitor, deeds

Creation date(s): 1653-1782

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.086 cubic metres(2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): John Garnons, solicitor


Administrative/Biographical history: The Garnons family lived at Pant Du, Llanllyfni, Carnarfonshire, though the family hailed from Pembrokeshire. John Garnons of Pant Du (b. 1704) a Caernarfon attorney and Deputy Prothonotary of the North Wales circuit of the Court of Great Sessions, married Jane, daughter of Griffith Robert of Rhiwgoch, Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, which was held by lease from the Wynnstay estate. John Garnons was still living in Rhiwgoch in 1782.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents relating mainly to premises in Merioneth and Caernarfonshire, 1653-1782. Some of deeds relate to premises acquired by John Garnons, but most appear to belong to premises owned by his clients.


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, under the previous title, Pantlludw, is available at HMC. An online catalogue under the current title, John Garnons (Solicitor) Deeds, can be accessed from


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Ruck, Pantlludw, Machynlleth, in November 1928.



Note: Formerly Pantlludw Deeds. Current title based on contents of fonds; previous title based on domicile of donor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Pantlludw Deeds; Griffith, John Edwards, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire families (Wrexham, 1999 reprint).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2002

Deeds | Wales | Caernarvonshire
Deeds | Wales | Merioneth
John Garnons | b. 1704 | Archives
Lawyers | Wales | Caernarfon | Archives

Personal names
Garnons , John , b. 1704

Corporate names
Rhiwgoch Estate (Wales)


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