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National Library of Wales
Newman, Paynter and Co., deeds and documents

Reference code(s): GB 0210 NEWTER

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Newman, Paynter and Co., Deeds and Documents

Short Title: Newman, Paynter and Co., deeds and documents

Creation date(s): 1668-1882

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.2 cubic metres (7 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Newman, Paynter and Co.


Administrative/Biographical history: Newman, Paynter and Co. were solicitors in Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset. They appear to have acted for the Cann family of Exeter, who acquired some of the Welsh estates mentioned below.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents (1668-1882) relating to properties mainly in in co. Flint (Axton, Bistre, Caergwrle, Coleshill, Cwm, Cwm Uwchglan, Diserth, Estyn or Hope, Hawarden, Holywell, Hope, Hope Owen, Huriathicke, Kilken, Kinnerton, Mould, Newmarket, Northop, St Asaph, Shordley, Skeiviog, and Whitford), but also in cos Denbigh (Denbigh, Henllan, Llanrwst and Lleweny), Chester (Chester and Dodleston), Brecknock (Devynnock), Anglesey (Amlwch, Coedana, Llanerchymedd, Llanbadrug, Llanddyfnan, Llanfechell and Llanfihangel Tre'r Beurdd), Montgomery (Berth Lloyd) and Pembroke (Amroth). The main families were Mostyn of Mostyn Hall and Hope of Broughton and Hope.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions except where poor condition may preclude handling.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs Newman, Paynter and Co., 1937-8.


Related material: The main Mostyn archives are at the University of Wales Bangor and further papers are in Flintshire Record office.


Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, schedule of Messrs. Newman, Paynter and Co. Deeds; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Deeds | England | Cheshire
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Breconshire
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Deeds | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Solicitors | England | Yeovil

Personal names
Hope family , of Broughton
Mostyn family , of Bangor
Mostyn family , of Mostyn

Corporate names
Newman, Paynter and Co.

Anglesey (Wales)
Breconshire (Wales)
Cheshire (England)
Denbighshire (Wales)
Flintshire (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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