Powys County Archives Office
Sheen Family Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/X/35
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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