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Flintshire Record Office
Joseph Lloyd & Co, collection of deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/JL

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Joseph Lloyd and Co. Solicitors Papers

Short Title: Joseph Lloyd & Co, collection of deeds

Creation date(s): 1302-1939

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1225 items

Name of creator(s): Joseph Lloyd and Co., Solicitors, Rhyl.


Administrative/Biographical history: The solicitors' firm of Joseph Lloyd and Co., based in Rhyl, Flintshire, active into the 1970s, had numerous clients in Denbighshire, Flintshire, Merionethshire, and elsewhere in Wales and England. These included the Maesgamedd estate in Gwyddelwern, Merionethshire, the Bodynlliw estate, Gwyddelwern, Merionethshire, and the Plas Meredith, Betws-yn-Rhos, Bodgynwch, Llangernyw, and Hendrewaelod estates in Denbighshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Records, 1302-1938, accumulated by Joseph Lloyd and Co., comprising deeds and other papers relating to the Maesgamedd estate, Gwyddelwern, 1739-1920, the Bodynlliw estate, 1625-1864, and other Merionethshire properties, 1726-1888; deeds and papers relating to properties in Flintshire, 1528-1938, in Denbigh and elsewhere in Denbighshire, 1495-1933, elsewhere in Wales, particularly Caernarfonshire, 1500-1880, in England, in particular Cheshire, 1302-1919, and Wicklow, Ireland, 1675-1847; leases relating to mines in Mold and Ysceifiog, Flintshire, and Bettws, Carmarthenshire, 1765-1878; settlements and trusts relating to clients in Flintshire, Denbighshire and elsewhere, 1810-1926; probate wills, mainly of Flintshire and Denbighshire people, 1743-1910; and miscellaneous legal papers, [17th century]-1884.


Language/scripts of material: English, one document in Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds and papers; mining leases; and clients' 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. Catalogue is searchable online at:


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

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Messrs Joseph Lloyd and Co., Solicitors, Russell Road, Rhyl, 1979.


Related material: Further records are contained within the collection D/JLA [Joseph Lloyd and Co. Solicitors, Additional]


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, Joseph Lloyd MSS.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004

Deeds | England | Cheshire
Deeds | Ireland | Wicklow
Deeds | Wales
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Estate administration | Wales
Joseph Lloyd and Co. | Archives
Mining leases | Wales
Wills | Wales | Denbighshire
Wills | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Hendrewaelod Estate (Wales)
Joseph Lloyd and Co.
Maesgamedd Estate (Wales)

Cheshire (England)
Denbighshire (Wales)
England ()
Flintshire (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)
Wales ()
Wicklow (Ireland)

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