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Powys County Archives Office
Pen Ithon estate, records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/D/PEN

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Pen Ithon Estate Records

Short Title: Pen Ithon estate, records

Creation date(s): 1858-1903

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.16 cubic metres (8 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Pen Ithon estate


Administrative/Biographical history: George Augustus Haig was High Sheriff of Radnorshire in 1864 and was active in Conservative politics in the county. In 1858, he purchased the Pen Ithon estate, Llanbadarn Fynydd, Radnorshire, which included Pencwm Farm and Dairy, Ddulley Bank, and Esgair-draen-llwyn farms.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Pen Ithon Estate, Radnorshire, 1858-1903, including sales particulars, 1858; letter books, 1869-1899, day books, 1869-1893, political items, 1873-1885, and accounts, 1868-1903.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: letter books; day books; account books; Pen-cwm Farm and Dairy; other estate items; and political items.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited in 1987.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Pen Ithon Estate Records; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991 (fascimile of 1875 ed.).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2005

Estate administration | Wales | Radnorshire
Farms | Wales | Powys
Pen Ithon Estate (Wales) | Archives
Powys (Wales) | Politics and government

Personal names
Haig , George August

Corporate names
Pen Ithon Estate (Wales)

Llanbadarn Fynydd (Wales)
Radnorshire (Wales)

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