Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Cahir, co. Tipperary, Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/32A

Held at: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Cahir, co. Tipperary, Estate Papers

Short title: Cahir estate, Tipperary, papers

Dates of creation: 1776-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.02 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Cahir estate


Administrative and biographical history: In 1889, Charles Arthur Wynne Finch (1841-1903) of Voelas, Denbighshire, and Cefnamwlch, Caernarfonshire, married Maud Emily (d 1945), daughter of Richard Charteris (1822-1874) and Lady Margaret Butler (d 1915), heiress of Richard Butler, 2nd Earl of Glengall and owner of the Cahir estate in Tipperary, Ireland.


Scope and content: Family papers, 1776-1980, and Cahir estate papers, including correspondence and papers relating to family history, 1834-1934; correspondence and papers relating to a memorial to Lady Margaret Charteris; Cahir estate correspondence, 1956-1977, and Cahir estate financial reports, 1931-1968.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: family papers, and Cahir estate and financial papers.

Conditions governing access: No access to papers until 60 years after their creation.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected


Related units of description: Further papers relating to the Cahir estate are London Metropolitan Archives, Acc 2636.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, (London, 1959).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: March 2002; amended June 2005



Estate administration | Ireland | Cahir

Wynne Finch family, | of Voelas and Cefnamwlch | Archives

Personal names

Wynne Finch family, of Voelas and Cefnamwlch

Corporate names

Cahir Estate (Ireland)

Cefnamwlch Estate (Wales)

Voelas estate (Voelas, Conwy, Wales)