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Powys County Archives Office
Meadows, The, Llanfyllin, records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/105

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Castle Bookshop sales particulars and Llanfyllin Workhouse records

Short Title: Meadows, The, Llanfyllin, records

Creation date(s): 1832-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (13 items)

Name of creator(s): The Meadows, old people's home


Administrative/Biographical history: Llanfyllin Poor Law Union workhouse, known as Y Dolydd, was built in 1838 in Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire. It later became an old people's home called The Meadows, which closed in 1982.


Scope and content/abstract: Sales particulars with maps, 1832-1961, relating to properties in Montgomeryshire; miscellaneous records of The Meadows, formerly Llanfyllin Workhouse, 1939-1982.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: sales particulars; Y Dolydd.

Conditions governing access: Some records of The Meadows are closed for 75 years.

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: Purchased from Castle Bookshop, [1999].



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Documents purchased from Castle Bookshop containing Sales Particulars, and records from Llanfyllin Workhouse, catalogue; History of the Workhouse website (, viewed 8 April 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005

Old age homes | Wales | Powys
Sales particulars | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names
Meadows (Old people's home : Llanfyllin, Wales)

Llanfyllin (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)

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