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Bangor University
Rhiwlas and Rhiwedog Documents

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RHIW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rhiwlas and Rhiwedog Documents

Short Title: Rhiwlas and Rhiwedog Documents

Creation date(s): 1587-1698

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 21 items

Name of creator(s): Rhiwlas and Rhiwedog estates, Merioneth


Administrative/Biographical history: This collection relates to two Merioneth families, the Prices of Rhiwlas and the Lloyds of Rhiwedog, whose estates eventually merged. In particular, it features, John Lloyd of the Faenol estate, Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire and his efforts to build an estate, at home and in the Penllyn district of Merioneth. He died in 1615. In 1596, his daughter and heiress Anne (d. 1608) married John Price of Rhiwlas (d. 1613) and as a result, the Prices of Rhiwlas gained the Faenol estate.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection of deeds and other legal documents relating to the Prices of Rhiwlas and the Lloyds of Rhiwedog in Merioneth, touching on properties in the parishes of Llandderfel, Llanfor and Llangywer in Merioneth; Abergele and Llanarmon-yn-Iâl in Denbighshire; St Asaph in Flintshire and Llyn, Caernarfonshire.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5545-5565

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Conveyancing | Wales
Deeds | Wales
Marriage settlements | Wales
Mortgages | Wales

Personal names
Lloyd , John , d. 1615 , of Faenol (Bodelwyddan)

Corporate names
Faenol Estate (Wales)
Rhiwedog Estate (Wales)
Rhiwlas Estate (Bala, Wales)

Abergele (Wales)
Llandderfel (Wales)
Llanfor (Wales)
Llangower (Wales)
Llŷn (Wales)
St Asaph (Wales)

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