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Bangor University
Rentals of William Wynne Sparrow

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WWS

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rentals of William Wynne Sparrow

Short Title: Rentals of William Wynne Sparrow

Creation date(s): 1832 - 1852

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): William Wynne Sparrow


Administrative/Biographical history: William Wynne Sparrow's estate comprised property at Bodychen and Beaumaris in Anglesey. He was the great grandson of John Sparrow who married the Bodychen heiress in 1694. The Beaumaris property came to the family through the marriage of W.W.S.' father with Ann, the daughter of Ambrose Lewis, a Beaumaris attorney.
The Bodowen estate was the property of Lord Dinorben. The Bulkeley family of Beaumaris owned the Baron Hill estate; Drudwy Mill was the property of the Sparrows of Red Hill.


Scope and content/abstract: Rentals of William Wynne Sparrow's estate at Bodychen and Beaumaris in Anglesey, 1832 - 1836, giving names of parishes, the tenants names and a description of the premises and the rental. Also includes surveys of two Anglesey estates, Bodowen and Baron Hill completed c. 1835 and 1852, giving names of farms, their acreage and the parishes in which they were situated.


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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: 642 - 643

Language codes: eng


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


Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, June 2002.

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

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

Anglesey (Wales) | Surveys | 19th century
Estate administration | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Sparrow , W. W. (William Wynne) , fl. 1775-1836

Corporate names
Baron Hill estate (Wales)
Bodowen Estate (Wales)

Anglesey (Wales)

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