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Crewe Read (BRA 1983) deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CREEAD

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Crewe Read (BRA 1983) Deeds

Short Title: Crewe Read (BRA 1983) deeds

Creation date(s): 1870-1907

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Crewe-Read family


Administrative/Biographical history: The Crewe-Read family traces its lineage from Thomas de Crewe of Cheshire and John Read of Roch Castle, Carmarthenshire; the family settled in Montgomeryshire in 1670. Captain Offley Malcolm Crewe Read was the owner of Llandinam Hall in 1870. He married Charlotte Lucy, the daughter of Thomas Marmaduke George. He was succeeded by his son, Offley John Crewe Read (1845-1902), who married Elizabeth Stuarta (d. 1905). Colonel Offley John Crewe Read died in Los Angeles, U.S.A., in 1902


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents, 1870-1907, concerning the estates of the Crewe-Read family of Llandinam Hall, Montgomeryshire.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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 regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogues are available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1983 at the National Library of Wales. The catalogues can be accessed on-line.

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 C. Hoare & Co., London, per the British Records Association, in February 1983



Note: Title compiled from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1983; 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: April 2003

Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | Powys

Personal names
Crewe Read family , of Montgomeryshire

Corporate names

Llandinam (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)

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