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Powys County Archives Office
Green and Nixson, solicitors' records

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

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Green and Nixson, solicitors' Records

Short Title: Green and Nixson, solicitors' records

Creation date(s): 1578-1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Green and Nixson, solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: Green and Nixson are solicitors based in Presteigne and Knighton, Powys. They collected papers relating to lands in the counties of Radnorshire and Shropshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Records collected by Green and Nixson, Solicitors, 1578-1984, including deeds and papers relating mainly to lands in the parishes of Glascwm, 1578-1854, Llanbister, 1611-1908, Knighton, 1712-1860, Newchurch, 1714-1820; deeds relating to the Penllanerch estate, Glascwm, 1608-1886; deeds relating to Helyg, Glascwm, 1688-1832; papers of Thomas Clee of Knucklas, Radnorshire, 1838-1891; miscellaneous deeds mainly relating to lands in Radnorshire and Shropshire, 1756-1935; miscellaneous probate records and personal papers, 1833-1984.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Probate and personal papers; Miscellaneous deeds; Helgy, Glascwm, deeds; Llwyn Celyn, Glascwm, deeds; Penllannerch estate; Schedule of property in Glascwm; Box and Cwm-mawr farms deeds; Tir John Bengo deeds; Glascwm deeds; Cantal Hall deeds; Y Ty Mawr, Llanbister, deeds; Vron charity documents; Llanddewi Ystradenni, Llanbister, Llangynllo and Knighton deeds; Llanbister deeds; Warren House, Llanbister, deeds; Owens family of Llanbister deeds; Miscellaneous; Deeds relating to Maes-yr-hardy, Llanbister; Thomas Clee of Knucklas papers.

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: Records relating to other counties were transferred to the appropriate record offices

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from name of collector

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Powys County Archives Service, Deeds from the practice of Messrs Green and Nixson (Presteigne and Knighton), catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2005

Deeds | England | Shropshire
Deeds | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names
Green and Nixson, | solicitors

Powys (Wales)
Radnorshire (Wales)
Shropshire (England)

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