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Flintshire Record Office
Pentre Hobyn manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/292

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Pentre Hobyn MSS

Short Title: Pentre Hobyn manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1611-1950 (predominantly 18th century)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 79 items

Name of creator(s): Pentre Hobyn estate


Administrative/Biographical history: Edward ap Dafydd of Pentre Hobyn married Mallt, daughter of Robert Lloyd Hen. The estate descended in the male line for six generations. The seventh generation, Edward Lloyd, married Mary, eldest daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Lloyd of Trevor Hall, Vale Crucis Abbey, and Glanyrafon, Montgomeryshire. Their only surviving heir was Margaret Lloyd, who inherited the estates on the death of her brothers. She married Rice Thomas of Coed Helen, who lived at Brynyneuadd, Caernarfonshire, in 1782. Margaret and Rice were succeeded by their daughter, Pennant who married Col. William Iremonge of Wherwell Priory, Hampshire. Their heir was Pennant Athelwoed Iremonger Lloyd, who assumed the surname of Lloyd in 1872 under the will of his grandmother, Margaret. Pennant was succeeded by his son, Commander Pennant Athelwoed Iremonger Lloyd.


Scope and content/abstract: Estate title deeds, 1611-1911, and miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1861-1950.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds, family papers, legal papers, estate records, and miscellaneous items.

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Flintshire Record Office and the National Register of Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further papers are Flintshire Record Office, D/KK.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Griffith, John Edwards, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families (Wrexham, 1998 reprint); Burke's Landed Gentry (London, 1952).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2001

Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Estate administration | Wales | Gwynedd
Pentre Hobyn Estate | Records and correspondence

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Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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