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Flintshire Record Office
Peake family, of Perthewig, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/149

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Peake of Perthewig MSS

Short Title: Peake family, of Perthewig, papers

Creation date(s): 1569-1959

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 71 items

Name of creator(s): Peake family of Perthewig, Henllan, Denbighshire.


Administrative/Biographical history: The Peake family lived at Perthewig in the township of Lleweni, Henllan, Denbighshire, during the 17th and 18th centuries. During the late 18th century, the property appears to have been disposed of by Thomas Peake (fl. 1755-1808), who lived mainly in Middlesex.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Peake family, 1569-1959, including deeds relating to properties in Henllan, Denbigh, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd and Llansannan, Denbighshire, and Hayes and Isleworth, Middlesex, 1569-1862; vouchers and correspondence relating to the Peake estates, 1774-1959; legal documents, 1723-1934; letters of administration and related records, 1807-1935; pedigrees, [post 1766]-[c. 1800]; and poetry, [c. 1748].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds; estate; legal; and family.

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 the catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers remained with the Peake family, eventually passing to Mrs M P Morris (nee Peake), of Wokingham, Berkshire.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Peake of Perthewig MSS catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Deeds | England | Middlesex
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Estate administration | Wales | Denbighshire
Peake family, | of Perthewig | Archives

Personal names
Peake family , of Perthewig

Corporate names

Denbighshire (Wales)
Henllan (Denbighshire, Wales)
Middlesex (England)

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