Powys County Archives Office

Deeds relating to property in Llandinam and Llangurig and to the Meares Family

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/DX/16

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Title: Deeds relating to property in Llandinam and Llangurig and to the Meares Family

Short title: Kerry, Llanerfyl, Llanfair Caereinion and Mochdre, deeds

Dates of creation: 1617-1901

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (45 items)

Name of creator(s): No information found


Administrative and biographical history: The properties Neuadd Maes yr Hendre and Cwm yr Eneth were in the parishes of Mochdre and Kerry, Montgomeryshire. The properties of Tyddyn y Gardden and Tyddyn y Gogrydd, now Rhyd-y-Gro, were in the parishes of Llanerfyl and Llanfair Caereinion, and were owned by Rees Thomas (fl. 1723-1748) and his descendants. The Meares family lived at Dol-llys, Llanidloes. George Scott was curate of Llandrinio, Montgomeryshire, and Melverley, Shropshire.


Scope and content: Deeds and papers relating to Montgomeryshire, 1617-1901, including deeds relating to properties in Kerry, Llandinam, Llanerfyl, Llanfair Caereinion, Llangurig and Mochdre, Montgomeryshire, 1617-1767; miscellaneous items relating to the Meares family, 1803-1872; admissions and licences of the Rev. George Scott, 1809, 1821.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Llandinam, Llangurig and Meares family; Ceri and Mochdre; Llanerfyl and Llanfair Caereinion; George Scott; miscellaneous 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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Transferred from Shropshire Record Office to Newtown Library before 1974.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from Newtown Library, 1985.


Related units of description: Further records of the Rhyd-y-Gro estate are in Powys County Archives Service, M/X/27.


Note: Titles supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Deeds to property in ps Llandinam & Llangurig & to the Meares Family (1668-1872), Ceri and Mochdre, Llanerfyl & Llanfair Caereinion (1733-67), catalogue; Powys County Archives Service, Miscellaneous records transferred by Newtown Library (M/X/27), catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2005



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Personal names

Meares family, of Llanidloes

Scott, George, Rev.

Corporate names

Rhyd-y-gro estate (Powys, Wales)





Llanfair Caereinion