Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors, Shrewsbury

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1041

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Title: Papers of Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors, Shrewsbury

Short title: Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors, Shrewsbury, papers

Dates of creation: 1701-1892

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Lleuar estate included land in the parishes of Clynnog-fawr and Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire. Oerddwr Isaf, Beddgelert and Cwmfedw Ddu, Penmorfa, Caernarfonshire were owned by Sir Watkin Williams Wynn (1772-1840), of Wynnstay, Ruabon, Denbighshire during the early 19th century. The Glangwna estate included land in the parishes of Llanrug and Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire. Charlotte Frances Hunt (fl. 1882-1892) lived in Paddington, London.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds and related papers collected by Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors, Shrewsbury, 1701-1892, including deeds relating to the Lleuar estate (Winstanley portion), 1701-1776; deeds relating to Oerddwr Isaf and Cwmfedw Ddu, [c.1801]-1810; deeds and related papers of the Glangwna estate, 1749-1870; personal papers of Charlotte Frances Hunt, 1882-1892.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups: Group one consists of deeds of the Lleuar estate, Oerddwr Isaf and Cwmfedw, Glangwn estate and personal papers of C. F. Hunt; Group two consists of miscellaneous estate papers

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors, Amwythig/ Papers of Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors, Shrewsbury, catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959)

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

Date(s) of description: September 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names

Glangwna Estate (Wales)

Lleuar Estate (Wales)

Sprott, Stokes and Turnbull, Solicitors

Places

Beddgelert

Clynnog-fawr

Llanbeblig

Llanllyfni

Llanrug

Penmorfa