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Bangor University
Denbighshire Deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Denbighshire Deeds

Short Title: Denbighshire Deeds

Creation date(s): 1558 - 1880

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 183 items

Name of creator(s): Various property holders

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: This collection features property located mainly in the parishes of Erbistock, Eglwys-bach, Llansanffraid Glan Conwy and Llanelidan, Denbighshire, north Wales. The historic county of Denbighshire was abolished in the local government reorganisation of 1974, and absorbed into the newly created county of Clwyd. Clwyd was abolished in 1996 and four new authorities were created, known as Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham County Borough and Conwy County Borough. The boundaries of the newly created Denbighshire and Flintshire were different from those of the historic counties of the same names. Material in this collection refers to parishes in the historic county of Denbighshire, that is, as it was constituted before 1974.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This collection comprises deeds, correspondence etc relating mainly to Denbighshire. It includes documents relating to Manley family property in the parish of Erbistock as well as Hanmer family property in the parishes of Eglwys-bach and Llansanffraid Glan Conwy. Also contains documents relating to properties in the parishes of Llanelidan, Henllan, Bryneglwys and Gwytherin and the town of Denbigh in Denbighshire; the parish of Halkyn in Flintshire; the parish of Llanbeulan in Anglesey; the parishes of Llanbedr and Caerhun in Caernarfonshire and the parishes of Trawsfynydd and Llanycil and the town of Bala in Merioneth.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to location, then 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: 18090-18269 Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 18090-18269

Language codes: eng lat

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from the Greater London Record Office, December 1967, by the University of Wales, Bangor.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Caernarvonshire
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | Merioneth

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Eglwysbach (Wales)
Erbistock (Wales)
Llanelidan (Wales)
Llansanffraid Glan Conwy (Wales)

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