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Bangor University
Denbighshire Wills (Bob Owen Transcripts)

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DENW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Denbighshire Wills (Bob Owen Transcripts)

Short Title: Denbighshire Wills (Bob Owen Transcripts)

Creation date(s): 1940s

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Bob Owen, Croesor

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Owen, MA, OBE, (1885-1962), better known as Bob Owen Croesor of Llanfrothen in Merioneth, was a quarry worker at Croesor, an antiquary, book and manuscript collector, who lectured, broadcast and contributed to periodicals, journals and newspapers on various aspects of Welsh history and genealogy.
Roderick alias Rhydderch Lewis of Ysbyty Ifan, Denbighshire, north Wales, was a yeoman in the King's Chamber, who held properties in Ysbyty and Hiraethog etc. John ap Howel (apowel, Powell), alias Brierton (Brereton) held property at Wrexham, Yale, Maelor Gymraeg and at Long Stanton in Cambridgeshire and Elmsley Castle in Worcestershire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises transcripts of the wills of two men by Bob Owen Croesor, ca. 1943: John ap Howel (Powell), alias Brierton (Brereton), 18 March 1537-8 Roderick alias Rhydderch Lewis of Ysbyty Ifan, 16 December 1607

ACCESS AND USE

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: 5252

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material presented by Bob Owen, Croesor, October 1943

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5252

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

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
Wills | Wales | Denbighshire

Personal names
John ap Howel , fl. 1537
Lewis , Roderick , fl. 1607
Owen , Bob , 1885-1962

Corporate names

Places
Elmley Castle (England)
Wrexham (Wales)
Ysbyty Ifan (Wales)

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