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Anglesey Archives
Laurie collection of Anglesey deeds and family papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDT

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Laurie Collection of Anglesey Deeds and Family Papers

Short Title: Laurie collection of Anglesey deeds and family papers

Creation date(s): 1662-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 5.16 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): John Stewart Laurie; J S Laurie and Company (Beaumaris)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Stewart Laurie, of Plas Meigan, Beaumaris, Anglesey, was a solicitor (active 1904-), founding J S Laurie and Company, Beaumaris, Solicitors, using Tynygongl house, Beaumaris, as its office. The family and company accumulated Anglesey deeds including the Haulfre, Llangoed, estate; the Trefeilir estate, Trefdraeth; and the Trescawen estate, Llangwyllog and Llaneilian.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, mainly relating to Anglesey, 1662-1950, and estate papers including Malltraeth Marsh, 1815-1952; Messrs Owen and Roberts, Llangefni, 1842-1877; Miss J. E. Williams, Caxton House estate, Llangefni, 1908-1936; Trefeilir estate papers, 1838-1951; Laurie family papers, 1871-1945; Plas Cadnant estate, 1771-1950; Plas yn Llangoed estate, 1796-1952; Bodrwyn and Cefnllwyn estates, 1919-1955; Gwredog estate, 1747-1957; Trescawen estate, 1685-1965; maps and plans, and sale catalogues, 1791-1961; and other legal papers.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh, Latin

System of arrangement: Mainly chronological within each estate.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions to the catalogued material (approximately 1/3 of total). For enquiries about the remainder of the collection, contact the archivist, giving a month's notice.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogues are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Most records have been retained; further appraisal will result in more items not being retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by J. S. Laurie and Company, Beaumaris, Solicitors, and Messrs. Owen and Roberts, Llangefni; Miss J. E. Williams, Caxton House, Llangefni.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers relating to the Trescawen estate are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WD6; further records of the Chadwick family of Plas yn Llangoed and Haulfre are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WM 965. Further Anglesey deeds collected by J. S. Laurie and Company are University of Wales Bangor, Tynygongl Papers.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of collector

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Laurie Collection, 1984, 1988; North Wales Index website (www.northwalesindex.co.uk), viewed 1 July 2003; Amlwch website (www.amlwchdata.co.uk), viewed 21 January 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Auction catalogues | Wales | Anglesey
Buildings | Wales | Anglesey | Designs and plans
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Estate administration | Wales | Anglesey
Laurie family | Archives

Personal names
Laurie , J. S. , solicitor
Laurie family , of Beaumaris

Corporate names
Haulfre Estate (Wales)
J.S. Laurie and Co.
Trefeilir Estate (Wales)
Trescawen Estate (Wales)

Places
Anglesey (Wales)
Beaumaris (Wales)
Llaneilian (Wales)
Llangoed (Wales)
Llangwyllog (Wales)
Trefdraeth (Anglesey, Wales)

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