Denbighshire Record Office

W. Jones, E. Talog Davies and Aneurin O. Evans, Solicitors, Ruthin, Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/TD

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Title: W. Jones, E. Talog Davies and Aneurin O. Evans, Solicitors, Ruthin, Papers

Short title: Jones, Davies, and Evans, solicitors, Ruthin, collection of deeds

Dates of creation: 1662-1956

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.418 cubic metres (22 boxes)

Name of creator(s): W. Jones, E. Talog Davies and Aneurin O. Evans, Solicitors, Ruthin


Administrative and biographical history: W. Jones, E. Talog Davies and Aneurin O. Evans, solicitors, were based in Ruthin, Denbighshire in the 1980s. The firm collected a number of estate papers, mainly relating to land in Denbighshire and Flintshire, including those of the Bathafarn Estate, Llanbedr, Denbighshire, the Colomendy Estate, in the parishes of Mold, Flintshire and Llanferres, Denbighshire, the Lyganywern estate in Halkyn, Flintshire, the Greenfield Estate, in the parishes of Llanrhydd and Llanbedr, Denbighshire, and the Plas yn Rhâl estate in Llanbedr, Denbighshire.


Scope and content: Papers collected by W. Jones, E. Talog Davies and Aneurin O. Evans, solicitors, 1662-1956, including deeds and estate papers of the Bathafarn Estate, 1799-1894; Colomendy and Lyganywern Estates, 1845-1931; Greenfield Estate, 1803-1915; Plas yn Rhâl Estate, 1815-1860; accounts and correspondence of J. K. Williamson's estate, Derwen Hall, Denbighshire, 1907-1929; client records, 1662-1947, consisting mainly of deeds and documents, relating to Denbighshire, 1720-1959; Flintshire, 1766-1894; Merionethshire, 1851-1939; other counties, 1662-1947; miscellaneous, 1825-[c. 1930]; and probates, letters of administration and related papers, 1797-1956.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: Bathafarn estate, Colomendy estate, Greenfield estate, Plas yn Rhâl estate, J. K. Williamson's estate, miscellaneous clients; probates, letters of administration, and related papers; and miscellaneous Denbighshire deeds and papers, Flintshire papers and probates, and probates of other counties.

Conditions governing access: Access to some documents within this collection may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation. Please contact Denbighshire Record Office for further information.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Denbighshire Record Office.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by W. Jones, E. Talog Davies and Aneurin O. Evans, solicitors, Ruthin, Clwyd, 1985, 1987, 1989.


Related units of description: Related papers are Denbighshire Record Office, William Jones and Talog Davies, solicitors, Denbigh, records.


Note: Title supplied from name of collector. The archive comprises earlier material accumulated by the collector.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue, Talog Davies MSS; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff, 1969).

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

Date(s) of description: March 2004



Deeds | England

Deeds | Wales

Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire

Deeds | Wales | Flintshire

Wills | Wales | Denbighshire

Personal names

Corporate names

Bathafarn Park Estate (Wales)

Colomendy Estate (Wales)

Greenfield Estate (Wales)

Lyganywern Estate (Wales)

Plas yn Rhâl Estate (Wales)

W. Jones, E. Talog Davies, and Aneurin O. Evans, Solicitors