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Flintshire Record Office
Kenyon, Lloyd, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/LK

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Lloyd Kenyon Papers

Short Title: Kenyon, Lloyd, papers

Creation date(s): 1726-1772

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 304 items

Name of creator(s): Lloyd Kenyon, J. P.


Administrative/Biographical history: Lloyd Kenyon, J. P., (1696-[1773]), of Gredington, Flintshire, was a magistrate in Maelor, Flintshire, during the 18th century. He was the son of Thomas Kenyon (1668-1731) of Peel, Lancashire, and Catherine Kenyon (b. 1660), daughter and heiress of Luke Lloyd (d.1695) of Bryn, Hanmer, Flintshire. In 1730, Lloyd Kenyon married Jane, daughter of Robert Eddowes of Eagle Hall, Cheshire, and Ann, daughter and heiress of the Rev. Richard Hilton (d. 1706) of Gredington. Following the death of the Rev. Hilton, the Kenyons moved to Gredington. His duties as Justice of the Peace included the administration of justice, maintenance of the highways and bridges in his area and provision of poor relief.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Lloyd Kenyon, 1726-1772, including: Petty Sessions records, 1735-1772; assessments for window and land-tax, 1742-1748; records of the Overseers of the Poor, 1737-1754; and records of the Surveyors of the Highways, 1733-1757.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: 1726-1747; and 1747-1772.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers remained in the Kenyon family until deposited.

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Material relating to the Kenyon family is Flintshire Record Office, Kenyon MSS.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Lloyd Kenyon MSS catalogue; Kenyon MSS; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Justices of the peace | Wales | Maelor
Local government | Wales | Maelor
Poor laws | Wales | Maelor | Administration

Personal names
Kenyon , Lloyd , b. 1696 , Flintshire JP

Corporate names

Maelor (Wales)

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