Denbighshire Record Office
Papers of the Owen family of the Abbey Estate, Denbigh
Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/136
Title: Papers of the Owen family of the Abbey Estate, Denbigh
Short title: Owen family of the Abbey Estate, Henllan, Denbighshire, papers
Dates of creation: [c. 1775]-1973 (mainly [c. 1775]-1917)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.057 cubic metres (3 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Owen family of the Abbey Estate
Administrative and biographical history: The Owen family were resident in Denbigh, Denbighshire, and came into possession of the Abbey estate, Henllan, Denbighshire, during the 19th century. They also married into the Purchas family and had interests in Winton, in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire.
Scope and content: Deeds and documents of the Abbey estate, 1776-1917, in Henllan, Denbigh, and elsewhere in Denbighshire; deeds relating to Winton, in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire, 1846-1873; newspapers, 1790-1898; scrapbooks and albums containing newspaper cuttings, recipes, poetry and other material of Denbighshire interest, [c. 1775]-1894; photographs of the Owen and Purchas families and views of Denbighshire and elsewhere, [c. 1869]- [c. 1900]; and Denbigh Castle guidebook, 1973.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: The Abbey Estate, Denbigh; land at Winton in the township of Barton-upon-Irwell; newspapers etc.; scrap-books/albums; miscellaneous; scrapbook of Sarah Parry; additional documents.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Miss G. F. Purchas, The Abbey Cottage, Denbigh, 1976, 1989.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Papers of the Owen family of the Abbey Estate, Denbigh catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2004