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Flintshire Record Office
Pierce of Gadlys manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/202

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Pierce of Gadlys MSS

Short Title: Pierce of Gadlys manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1492-[19th century] (predominantly 16th century-18th century)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 182 items

Name of creator(s): Pierce family of Gadlys, Flintshire


Administrative/Biographical history: The Pierce family resided at Gadlys, Bagillt, Flintshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds mainly for premises in Bagillt, including Gadlys farm and coal mines leased to the London Lead Co., 1565-1789, Whitford, 1492-1789, and Ysceifiog, 1582-1744; estate papers comprising rentals, 1626-[18 century], correspondence, 1755-1790, vouchers, 1750-1764; and legal papers, 1604-1790.


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: deeds, estate records, legal papers, and family papers.

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:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2001

Coal mines and mining | Wales | Bagillt
Deeds | Wales | Bagillt
Estate administration | Wales | Bagillt
Pierce family, | of Gadlys | Archives

Personal names
Pierce family , of Gadlys

Corporate names
London Lead Co.

Flintshire (Wales)

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