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Powys County Archives Office
Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/HAR

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, Records

Short Title: Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, records

Creation date(s): 1755-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.18 cubic metres (8 boxes and 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Harrisons Solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: Harrisons Solicitors is a firm based in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, and has been providing legal services since the 1840s, in the course of which it has accumulated probate records and other documents relating to its clients.


Scope and content/abstract: Records collected by Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, 1755-1965, including probate records, 1755-1965; deeds and related records, mostly relating to lands in Montgomeryshire and Denbighshire, 1858-1964; and miscellaneous papers, 1837-1908.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: probate records; legal papers; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, Powys.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Harrisons Solicitors, Welshpool, catalogue; Harrisons Solicitors Homepage, (, viewed 9 February 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005

Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Powys
Probate records | Wales | Powys

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Harrisons Solicitors

Montgomeryshire (Wales)
Powys (Wales)
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