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National Library of Wales
Wynne (Bodewryd), papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 WYNBOD

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Wynne (Bodewryd) Papers

Short Title: Wynne (Bodewryd), papers

Creation date(s): 1317-1814

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.191 cubic metres (6 boxes, 1 envelope, 1 roll)

Name of creator(s): Wynne family of Bodewryd; the Lewis family of Chwaen; the Owen family of Penros Bradwen, Anglesey.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Manuscripts, deeds and documents (deposited by A. F. Sotheby) relating to the Wynne family of Boderwyd (part of the same archive as Boderwyd). Includes literary manuscripts, 16th-18th cent., deeds and documents, 1317- 1761, some relating to the families of Lewis of Chwaen and Owen of Penros Bradwen, Anglesey.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises miscellaneous 'printed books and manuscripts', 1559-1814, many relating to lands in Anglesey and one to the lordship of Denbigh; together with a large group of deeds and documents, 1317-1762, and a few miscellaneous documents and papers, mainly concerning properties in the county of Anglesey. There are also a few documents relating to lands in county Flint.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: printed books and manuscripts; deeds and documents. The deeds and documents are arranged in chronological order.

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: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW: Schedule of Books, Manuscripts, Deeds, and other Documents deposited in the NLW by Alfred F. Sotheby, 20 May 1931. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by A. F. Sotheby, 1930-1931.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: There is also a Bodewryd archive at NLW.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Originally known as Sotheby collection.

Archivist's note: Created by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project, August 2006. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Books, Manuscripts, Deeds, and other Documents deposited in the NLW by Alfred F. Sotheby, 20 May 1931.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Denbigh (Wales)

Personal names
Lewis family , of Chwaen
Owen family , of Penrhos (Anglesey)
Owen family , of Penrhos Bradwen
Wynne family , of Bodewryd (Wales)

Corporate names
Bodewryd Estate (Wales)

Places

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