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Anglesey Archives
Pencraig Estate, Anglesey, Deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WD12

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Pencraig (Anglesey) Estate, Anglesey, Deeds

Short Title: Pencraig Estate, Anglesey, Deeds

Creation date(s): 1699-1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Pencraig Estate

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Pencraig was an estate of 186 acres near Llangefni, Anglesey. In the mid eighteenth century it was in the possession of Richard Poole and his wife Mary, the daughter of Robert Owen, Pencraig. In 1879, following the death of its then owner Sir Richard Waldie Griffith the estate passed to the wife of Colonel Bramston Smith of Dublin and then to her daughters, one of whom was married to Lieutenant Colonel Phibbs of the Royal Irish Fusiliers and the other to Captain Newman of Cork. By 1916 the estate was in the possession of Mrs. Phibbs`daughter, Mrs. H.T. Daniell. The Pencraig estate was sold in 1952. A housing estate and College bearing the name Pencraig were established on the site.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Title deeds, 1699-1792, Clegyrdu/Clegyrdu, 1762 & 1791, Pencraig, Tyddyn yr Allt, 1790-1840, Penrhos Bach, 1801 & 1823, Cae Cwtta, 1849 & 1850, Caua Cwtiaid; Leases, 1766, 1773, & 1787-1791, Clegyrdu, 1874; Mortgages, Assignments, Appointment of trustees, Copies of Wills, Marriage Settlements, 1822-1967 and Llangefni burial register (1829).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Anglesey County Record Office conditions apply

Physical characteristics: Good condition. Some dirty, stained or torn

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue 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: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: University of Wales, Bangor, ANW GB 0222 BMSS PENC Pencraig Estate Accounts

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Gaynor Elizabeth Nice for Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description ANW GB 0222 BMSS PENC Pencraig Estate Accounts, Griffith, John Edwards, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families, (Wrexham, 1998 reprint).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2008


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Pencraig (Anglesey)
Pencraig Estate (Anglesey, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Anglesey (Wales)
Llangefni (Wales)

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