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Ystumcolwyn Estate, Meifod, Deeds
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/YST
Title: Ystumcolwyn Estate, Meifod, Deeds
Short title: Ystumcolwyn estate, Meifod, deeds
Dates of creation: 1674-1854
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (121 items)
Name of creator(s): Ystumcolwyn estate, Meifod; Price family of Keel
Administrative and biographical history: In 1765 Ann Williams, heiress to the Ystumcolwyn estate, Meifod, Montgomeryshire, and the Meillionydd estate, Caernarfonshire, married Robert Howell Vaughan (1723-1792), brother of Hugh Vaughan (d. 1783) of Nannau. When Robert (made a baronet in 1791) succeeded his brother the family came to own the estates of Nannau, Hengwrt, Ystumcolwyn and Meilionydd. These were inherited by his son Sir Robert Williames Vaughan (1768-1843). The Ystumcolwyn estate comprised lands in Meifod, Llansanffraid, Llanfechain and Guilsfield, Montgomeryshire. The Price family lived at Keel (or Cil), Meifod, and owned property in Montgomeryshire, Denbighshire and Shropshire. Elizabeth Price (1735-1812) of Keel married Richard Davies (1725-1805).
Scope and content: Deeds and documents, 1674-1854, relating to properties in Darowen, Guilsfield, Llanfechain, Llanfyllin, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain, Llanwddyn, Meifod, Penegoes and Pennant, Montgomeryshire, Llantysilio-yn-Ial and Llansanffraid Glynceiriog, Denbighshire, and Llanymynech, Oswestry, Shrewsbury St Alkmond and Shrewsbury St Mary, Shropshire, and the Meillionydd estate, Caernarfonshire.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Cil and Clolyn; Ystumcolwyn; Cil; Cil farm and mill.
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by C. Hayhurst-France, 1982.
Note: Title 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 and documents deposited by C. Hayhurst-France, catalogue; Powys County Archives Office website (http://archives.powys.gov.uk), viewed 31 May 2005; ANW website, University of Wales Bangor, Nannau Manuscripts (www.archivesnetworkwales.info), viewed 31 May 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: May 2005