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Bangor University
Papers of Penelope Corrigan, Parciau

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PCP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Penelope Corrigan, Parciau

Short Title: Papers of Penelope Corrigan, Parciau

Creation date(s): 1914 January 3 - 1954 September 23

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Penelope Corrigan


Administrative/Biographical history: Mrs Penelope Corrigan, née Williams, of the Parciau Estate situated in the parish of Llaneugrad, Anglesey, was the daughter of Lawrence Williams and his second wife Elinor Henrietta Williams. Penelope was born on the 24 June 1925, her brother Sir Lawrence Hugh Williams on the 25 August 1929.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: transcript copy of correspondence (31 letters) from British representatives to others in India (1801-1806). Correspondents include Sir Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) and his brother, Lord Mornington at Fort William to Lord Clive, Lord Mornington to William Petrie (member of the Madras Council and Governor of Fort St. George) and Josiah Webbe (Secretary to the Madras Government), I. Moncton at Barrackpore to the Rajah Ambajee Row, and the (second) Earl of Powis at Ludlow to the Earl of Hardwicke; sale particulars of the Llysdulas Estate, Anglesey (September 23, 1954), including 2 maps and separate notice of a timber sale; motoring journal compiled by Miss Edith Massey of Cornelyn, Llangoed, Anglesey (1914 January 3-1919 July 8). It contains records of journeys made by car by Edith, her sister Gwennie and Wilson their chauffeur in England and Wales. The journal ends when Wilson went to work in a munitions factory and begins again when he returned on 26 May 1919. It includes illustrations of Llysdulas Lodge, Trescawen, Plas Bodafon, Penmynydd Church, a windmill at Ty Croes and Llangwyfan Church and Bell, Penmon etc.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions, 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, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 29357-29358, 36656


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Papers were deposited by Mrs Penelope Corrigan


Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Parciau Papers . A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .


Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

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

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

Estate administration | Wales | Anglesey
Great Britain | Colonies | Administration
India | History | British occupation, 1765-1947
Wales | Description and travel

Personal names
Corrigan , Penelope , b. 1925
Massey , Edith , 1863-1946
Wellington , Arthur Wellesley , 1769-1852 , Duke of

Corporate names
Llys Dulas Estate (Wales)
Parciau Estate (Wales)

India ()
Llaneugrad (Wales)

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