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Parkes, Charles James, estate papers

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3589

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Charles James Parkes estate papers

Short Title: Parkes, Charles James, estate papers

Creation date(s): 1657-1877

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2 boxes

Name of creator(s): Charles James Parkes


Administrative/Biographical history: Charles James Parkes' Wyken and Barnsley estates were located in the parish of Worfield, Shropshire. He was appointed deputy steward of the manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn, Monmouthshire, in 1843, and chief steward in 1874.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to Charles James Parkes's estate in Wyken and Barnsley in the parish of Worfield, Shropshire, including papers relating to his predecessors, the Bache family, [c. 1706]-[c. 1865].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record type under individuals and parishes.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposit. It is Gwent Record Office's policy to withold information about donors or depositors in view of possible misuse.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Estate Papers of Charles James Parkes.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2001

Estate administration | England | Worfield

Personal names
Parkes , Charles James , fl. 1843-1874
Parkes family , of Wyken (Shropshire)

Corporate names

Worfield (England)

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