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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
De Morella, Merionethshire, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DY

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: The de Morella Collection

Short Title: De Morella, Merionethshire, deeds

Creation date(s): 1706-1916

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 49 items

Name of creator(s): Marianne Catherine Cabrera, Countess de Morella (d. 1915)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Field-Marshal Ramón Cabrera, Count de Morella (1806-1877), owned the Wentworth estate, Egham, Surrey. In 1860, he married Marianne Catherine Richards (d 1915). In about 1874 she bought property in Llangelynin and Gwyddelwern, Merionethshire, including the Llwyndu estate.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and other documents, 1706-1916, relating to properties in the parishes of Llangelynnin, Gwyddelwern, Dolgellau, Llanegryn and Llanenddwyn, Merionethshire; letters relating to the sale of the Llwyndu estate, 1834; map of Llwyngwril, Llangelynin, 1866.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and Caernarfon Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, The de Morella Collection, calendar; 'Cabrera, Ramón', Encyclopædia Britannica Online (www.britannica.com), viewed 3 November 2004; The Times, 29 December 1915, p. 11; Oliver Collection web page (www.chobham.info), viewed 3 November 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Gwyddelwern
Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Deeds | Wales | Llangelynnin (Gwynedd)

Personal names
Morella , Marianne Catherine Cabrera , d. 1915 , Countess de

Corporate names
Llwyndu Estate (Wales)

Places
Gwyddelwern (Wales)
Llangelynnin (Gwynedd, Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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