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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Tynewydd, Llannor

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/50

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Tynewydd, Llannor

Short Title: Tynewydd, Llannor

Creation date(s): [c. 1706]-1708, 1775-1924

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.16 cubic metres (12 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Tynewydd estate, Llannor


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1761 Robert Llwyd of Nefyn, one of the Lloyd family of Tynewydd, Llannor, Caernarfonshire, married Ellen Hughes. Their eldest son Richard Lloyd (1762-1814) of Bodfel inherited the Tynewydd estate in 1814. He married Catherine (d. 1838) and had three children, Ellen Lloyd (b. 1807), Lowry Lloyd (1810-1849) and Richard Lloyd (1812-1840). Richard inherited the Tynewydd estate from his father, and married Ellen Williams ([c.1818]-1857) of Caernarfon. She inherited the estate from her husband, and her brother William Williams (1812-1861) inherited Tynewydd on her death.


Scope and content/abstract: Letters and letter books, [c. 1706]-1708, 1813-1861, 1924; vouchers and accounts, 1775-1922; rentals and letting books, 1821-1879; deeds, 1823-1858, 1882, 1907; and valuations, 1836-1858. The miscellaneous material includes the court book of the 'Bardsey lordship', 1782-1784. See also arrangement field.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically within the following sections: correspondence; bonds; deeds; rentals and letting books; financial records; sales catalogues; valuations; advertising pamphlets; printed circulars; recipies and cures; licences; miscellaneous; printed material; and newspaper cuttings.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



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: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of Tynewydd, Llannor (the papers of the Lloyd family).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2002

Deeds | Wales | Llannor
Estate administration | Wales | Llannor

Personal names
Llwyd family , of Tynewydd

Corporate names
Bardsey Manor (Wales)
Tynewydd estate

Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Llannor (Wales)

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