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Bangor University
Meillionydd Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MEILL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Meillionydd Estate Papers

Short Title: Meillionydd Estate Papers

Creation date(s): 1573-1893

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 26 items

Name of creator(s): William Williams and others.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Meillionydd Estate in Llyn, can be said to have been founded by Arthur Williams M.A., one of the younger sons of the Cochwillan Estate. It remained in the hands of his descendants until the sole heiress (heiress both to the Meillionydd lands and the Ystumcolwyn lands in Montgomeryshire) was married in 1765 to Robert Howel Vaughan, who ultimately succeeded to the Nannau-Hengwrt estate.
William Williams of Llandegai who surveyed the Meillionydd estate in the late 18th century, is the author of Observations on the Snowdon mountains (1802).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A survey of the Meillionydd estate, made by William Williams and assistants in 1792 and 1793 with additions made in 1825.
Meillionydd rent rolls, 1727-8, 1747, 1782-5 and rentals of estate lands in Llyn, 1728-1729, 1787.
Various deeds, 1573-1893.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to record type and chronologically 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2636, 2723-2724, 3111-3133

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Over 400 papers relating to the Meillionydd estate are to be found in the Nannau Manuscripts , held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 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
Estate administration | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Williams , William , 1738-1817

Corporate names
Cochwillan Estate (Wales)
Meillionydd Estate (Wales)

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