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Deeds relating to the Bryngwyn Estate and Sandbach family

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/BRA/2818

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Title: Deeds relating to the Bryngwyn Estate and Sandbach family

Short title: Deeds relating to the Bryngwyn Estate and Sandbach family

Dates of creation: 1729-1955

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 3 boxes

Name of creator(s): Withers Solicitors, London


Administrative and biographical history: In 1830, Samuel Sandbach (1769-1851), of Liverpool, Lancashire, bought the Hafodunos estate, Llangernyw, Denbighshire, from the Rev. Thomas Hugh Clough, the son of the heiress of the Lloyd family of Hafodunos. Samuel Sandbach was sheriff of Denbighshire 1839, and sometime mayor of Liverpool. Samuel was succeeded by his son, Henry Robertson Sandbach (d. 1895). In 1855, he married Elizabeth Charlotte Williams (1827-189[]), daughter of Martin Williams, of Old Hope, in the parish of Westmoreland, Jamaica, and of Bryngwyn, in the parish of Llanfechain, Montgomeryshire, the son of Martin Williams (c.1723-86) of the parish of St James, Jamaica. Henry Robertson Sandbach was succeeded by his son, Samuel Sandbach (1856-1928), who was succeeded in turn by his brother Major-General Arthur Edmund Sandbach CB, DSO (1859-1928), of Bryngwyn. In 1902, Major-General Sandbach married Ina (b. 1867), daughter of George Sholto Gordon Douglas-Pennant (1836-1907), 2nd Baron Penrhyn, and left issue.


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Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Not yet catalogued

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Not yet catalogued
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained

Accruals: Are not expected

Archival history: In the custody of Withers Solicitors, London

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the British Records Association


Related units of description: M/D/SAND - Bryngwyn collection [NB this collection is closed; permission to view must be sought from depositor]


Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office.

Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000

Date(s) of description: July 2008



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