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Bangor University
Myddelton Family Surveys etc.

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MYD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Myddelton Family Surveys etc.

Short Title: Myddelton Family Surveys etc.

Creation date(s): 1750's-1804

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

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

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Myddelton family of Chirk Castle owned extensive lands in the county of Denbighshire, including the Gwaenynog estate. For further information consult The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 , 1959 p.p. 675-678.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A valuation of an estate belonging to Richard Myddelton in county Denbigh, c. 1758. Includes information on tenants, field names, acreage, soil quality etc. Also, a list of the freeholders of Chirk and Llangollen, co-terminous with aforementioned item.
A survey of the Gwaenynog estate, co. Denbigh by William Williams of Llandygai, 1777-1778, which has the names of parishes, farms and acreages arranged in columns. Also included is a Statute Measure of the Gwaenynog Demesne as surveyed by William Williams in 1782 and the rental of Rev. Doctor Myddelton for 1804.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 516-517, 557

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers relating to the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle are held at the National Library of Wales and Denbighshire Record Office .

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, February 2003.

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 | Denbighshire

Personal names
Myddelton , John , d. 1792
Myddelton , Richard , 1726-1795
Myddelton , William Martial , 1852-1929
Williams , William , 1738-1817

Corporate names
Gwaenynog Estate (Wales)

Places

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