Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Maude & Tunnicliffe Archives
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/17
Title: Maude & Tunnicliffe Archives
Short title: Maude & Tunnicliffe collection of Wynn family and Sampson family papers
Dates of creation: 1740-1906
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 188 items
Name of creator(s): Wynne family of Garthmeilio and Brynyneuadd; Sampson family of Aberdunant and Caernarfon.
Administrative and biographical history: The Wynne family originated in Plas Newydd and Garthmeilio, Denbighshire. Robert Wynne married Mary Roberts, the heiress of Brynyneuadd, Llanfairfechan, Caernarfonshire, in 1751. Their grandson was John Wynne, whose second wife was Ann Fry of Strood, Kent. Samuel Parr Lynes was the grandson of John Wynne and his first wife. The Sampson family was of English origin, members living in Yorkshire and Bath. Charles John Sampson moved to Aberdunant, near Tremadog, Caernarfonshire, and married Emily Jane Wynne of Garthewin, Denbighshire. Their descendants maintained various homes in Caernarfonshire but had property elsewhere, particularly in Wandsworth, Surrey.
Scope and content: Papers of the Wynne family comprising deeds and other documents relating to Caerhun, Conway, Gyffin, Henryd, Llanbedrycennin and Llanfairfechan, Caernarfonshire, and Llechylched, Anglesey, 1740-1890, and correspondence relating to the tenancy of Tyn y Coed, Llechylched, Anglesey, 1856; papers of the Sampson family relating mainly to their property interests and estate settlements, 1794-1906, including correspondence, mainly with solicitors, 1794-1906, deeds, marriage settlements, copies of wills and other documents mainly relating to property in Wandsworth, Surrey, 1803-[c. 1900], financial papers, mainly solicitors' accounts, 1819-1900, legal papers, 1808-[c. 1843], papers relating to the Wandsworth estate, 1820-1905, and miscellaneous maps, plans and surveys, -[pre 1869].
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Wynne of Garthmeilio and Brynyneuadd; Sampson of Aberdunant and Caernarfon; and will of John Daniel.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: The records came into the possession of Maude & Tunnicliffe, Solicitors, Lincoln's Inn, London.
Note: Title supplied from depositor of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Maude & Tunnicliffe, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004