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Dinas Mawddwy Estate papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/1190

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Dinas Mawddwy Estate Papers

Short Title: Dinas Mawddwy Estate papers

Creation date(s): 1856-1882

Level of description: Fonds


Name of creator(s): Plas Dinas Mawddwy estate


Administrative/Biographical history: Edmund Buckley of Gratton Hall, Yorkshire, and Ardwick, Lancashire, purchased the estate and lordship of Dinas Mawddwy, from the Mytton family in 1856. The Plas Dinas Mawddwy estate and lordship of Dinas Mawddwy passed to Sir Edmund Peck (b. 1834) during the lifetime of Edmund Buckley; the Gratton Hall and Ardwick estates passing to Sir Edmund on the death of Edmund Buckley. Sir Edmund assumed the surname and arms of Buckley, in lieu of Peck by royal licence in 1864. He was created a baronet in 1868. Sir Edmund's heir was his eldest son, Edmund Buckley (b. 1861).


Scope and content/abstract: Plas Dinas Mawddwy estate, Dinas Mawddwy, Merionethshire, papers, 1856-1882, comprising estate plan and particulars, 1856; notices, 1858, 1872; and printed indenture, 1882.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Original order maintained

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply,

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The papers came into the possession of J. M. Hunt, Esq., Worcester.

Immediate source of acquisition: Gift from J. M. Hunt, Esq., Worcester, 15th July 1974


Related material: Further papers relating to the Buckley family are Meirionnydd Archives, Z/DT, Z/DCG, Z/DCG/2 and Manchester Archives and Local Studies, M453.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales,Vol. 1 (London, 1872).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004.

Buckley family, | of Dinas Mawddwy | Archives
Deeds | Wales | Dinas Mawddwy
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