Powys County Archives Office

Sheen Family Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/X/35

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Title: Sheen Family Papers

Short title: Sheen family papers

Dates of creation: 1827-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (14 items)

Name of creator(s): Sheen family of Cwmmawr

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Sheen family lived in Waterloo, Betws Diserth, Radnorshire, during the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. John and Mary Sheen of Cwmmawr had three children, John Jones, Thomas Wozencroft (d.1898) and Hannah Maria. Thomas had a daughter Emily Elizabeth who inherited his estate and married William Moore. The house Waterloo was sold some time after 1940.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers of the Sheen family, 1827-1973, including deeds relating to land in the parish of Betws Diserth, 1827-1872, wills, 1874-1940.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Bumford, Llandrindod Wells, Powys per the Curator, Llandrindod Wells Museum, 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Powys County Archives Service, Sheen Family Papers, catalogue

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

Date(s) of description: May 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Sheen family, | of Cwm-mawr | Archives

Personal names

Sheen family, of Cwm-mawr

Corporate names

Places

Betws Diserth