Series EAC5. - Brogyntyn and Llanddyn estate correspondence,

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Brogyntyn and Llanddyn estate correspondence,


  • 1666-1887. (Creation)

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4 folders, 3 envelopes.

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Letters to William Owen, 1666, Sir Robert Owen, 1690, and Dame Margaret Owen, 1698-1709, William Owen, 1730-1765, Robert Godolphin Owen, 1777-1784, Owen Ormsby, 1793, 1796, William Ormsby-Gore, 1830-1843, and William Richard Ormsby-Gore, 1887, received from the agents of Brogyntyn and Llanddyn and from other individuals, sometimes accompanied by relevant letters from third parties. Recurrent subjects include the submission and payment of accounts; rent collection; leasing of properties; payment of chief rents, poor rate and taxes; debts on the estate of Sir Robert Owen; problems with the lease of Ruyton Park from Lord Craven, 1701-1705; the provision of commodities; sales of timber and livestock; fishing rights and the lease of Llynclys Pool from Lord Powis, 1740-1743; property purchases; and repairs to estate buildings.

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Arranged chronologically by recipient and chronologically within each file.

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Topics relating to estate management are also included in the more general private letters in PEC. Alterations to properties of William Ormsby-Gore in Willow Street, Oswestry, 1842, are discussed in EAE4/7.

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Preferred citation: EAC5.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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