Powys County Archives Office

Pen Ithon Estate Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/D/PEN

Held at:

Title: Pen Ithon Estate Records

Short title: Pen Ithon estate, records

Dates of creation: 1858-1903

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.16 cubic metres (8 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Pen Ithon estate

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: George Augustus Haig was High Sheriff of Radnorshire in 1864 and was active in Conservative politics in the county. In 1858, he purchased the Pen Ithon estate, Llanbadarn Fynydd, Radnorshire, which included Pencwm Farm and Dairy, Ddulley Bank, and Esgair-draen-llwyn farms.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records relating to Pen Ithon Estate, Radnorshire, 1858-1903, including sales particulars, 1858; letter books, 1869-1899, day books, 1869-1893, political items, 1873-1885, and accounts, 1868-1903.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: letter books; day books; account books; Pen-cwm Farm and Dairy; other estate items; and political items.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited in 1987.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Pen Ithon Estate Records; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991 (fascimile of 1875 ed.).

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

Date(s) of description: February 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Estate administration | Wales | Radnorshire

Farms | Wales | Powys

Pen Ithon Estate (Wales) | Archives

Powys (Wales) | Politics and government

Personal names

Haig, George August

Corporate names

Pen Ithon Estate (Wales)

Places

Llanbadarn Fynydd

Radnorshire