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Parciau Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 PARC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Parciau Papers

Short Title: Parciau Papers

Creation date(s): 1756-1936

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.75 linear metres

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: On 3 August 1871, William Williams of Parciau, situated in the parish of Llaneugrad, Anglesey, married Marian, the eldest daughter of General William Henry Scott and Harriet Alethea, sister of John Thomas Stanley of Alderley and Penrhos, Holyhead. William Williams and Marian had a son in 1876 who was educated at Harrow and Trinity College Cambridge. He was Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Williams OBE who served in the South African War 1901, the First World War, 1914-1918 and World War II.
Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Williams married his first wife, Catherine Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Col. George Phibbs in 1897 and had issues. Their eldest son was Sir Reginald Lawrence Williams MBE, the 7th Bart. of Bodelwyddan, born 1900. He was succeeded by his brother Sir Francis John Watkin Williams QC, 8th Bart., born 1905.
The second wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Williams, whom he married on 12 October 1909, was Elinor Henrietta, the daughter of Sir William Grenville Williams the 4th Bart. of Bodelwyddan. They had two children, Sir Lawrence Hugh, born 25 August 1929 and Penelope Lawrence, born 24 June 1925.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection of 138 items, consisting of papers relating to the administration of the Parciau estate, including deeds relating to lands in Benllech, Llanallgo, Llanddyfnan, Llaneilian, Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf, Llanfihangel Tre'r beirdd, Llangefni, Llantrisant, Penmynydd, Tregaean, co. Anglesey; Bangor, co. Caernarfon; co. Limerick, co. Dublin and the city of Dublin, Ireland; East Cliff, Dover; and also papers relating to Biggleswade, co. Bedford. Among the other papers related to the administration of the estate are, correspondence, plans, conditions of sale, requisitions on title, insurance policies, receipts, statutory declarations, certificates, reports and valuations, notices, land certificates, a bundle of absolute orders of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, together with assignments of rent-charge, copies of absolute orders, lists of securities, an agreement regarding a right of way, copy of entries in the Land Registry and a list of documents relating to the Parciau estate.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Chronologically

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

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

Finding aids: Catalogue at item level mainly

Language codes: welsh and english


Accruals: None expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Sir Lawrence Hugh Williams Bart and Penelope Corrigan


Related material: Bangor Manuscripts 37557

Publication note: J. E. Griffith, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families; with their Collateral Branches in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and other parts , (Horncastle, 1914), pp. 144, 380. Access Points


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

Personal names

Corporate names
Parciau Estate (Wales)

Llaneugrad (Wales)

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