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Flintshire Record Office
Pennant Williams, collection of Flintshire deeds and papers

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/PW

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Pennant Williams Papers

Short Title: Pennant Williams, collection of Flintshire deeds and papers

Creation date(s): 1639-1970 [accumulated (1955)-(1993)]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 817 items

Name of creator(s): T.T. Pennant Williams (collector)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: T. T. Pennant Williams (fl. 1955-1973), was an employee of Robert Jones & Co., solicitors, of Rhyl, Flintshire. The firm operated mainly in Rhyl and Rhuddlan, Flintshire. Mr Pennant Williams, who resided in Prestatyn, had interests in the archaeological and historical study of Flintshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records, 1639-1970, including account books of Robert Jones & Co., 1911-1920; Pennant Williams family papers, 1895-1948; land tax ledgers, assessments and papers, [c.1880]-1936; press cuttings, 1883-1950; poor rate assessments, Rhuddlan, 1816-1817; poor rate assessments, St Asaph, 1794-1796; deeds, mainly relating to land in Caerwys, Rhyl, and Rhuddlan, 1670-1960; sale particulars for properties in Denbighshire and Flintshire, 1849-1963; archaeological notes, mainly relating to the Prestatyn area, 1936-1966; maps and plans, 1864-1960; and miscellaneous, 1630-1937. NB:- D/PW/502 Slides of Hen Caerwys excavation - these slides have now been scanned and are available to view on a DVD. Please ask at the counter to view these images.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit

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: A hard copy of this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained. The printed books received were added to the Flintshire Record Office searchroom collection.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of copies: D/PW/502 Slides of Hen Caerwys excavation - these slides have now been scanned and are available to view on a DVD. Please ask at the counter to view these images.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. Some of the records collected by T. T. Pennant Williams pre-date his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project and amended by Elizabeth Pettitt of Flintshire Record Office. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of Pennant Williams MSS; Versey, A. G. (ed.), Guide to the Flintshire Record Office, (Flintshire County Council, Denbigh, 1974).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004; July 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Archaeology | Wales | Prestatyn | Research
Deeds | Wales | Caerwys
Deeds | Wales | Rhuddlan
Deeds | Wales | Rhyl
Pennant Williams family | Archives
Sales particulars | Wales | Denbighshire
Sales particulars | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names
Pennant Williams , T. T.
Pennant Williams family

Corporate names
Robert Jones & Company

Places
Caerwys (Wales)
Denbighshire (Wales)
Flintshire (Wales)
Rhuddlan (Wales)
Rhyl (Wales)

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