Series C2. - Business, Personal and Estates in Wales and England,

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Business, Personal and Estates in Wales and England,


  • 1566-1766. (Creation)

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4 bundles.

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Records and correspondence, 1566-1766, relating primarily to the administration of the Herbert of Cherbury estates in Montgomeryshire and Shropshire (together with some in Worcestershire, Merionethshire and Monmouthshire), but also including some Dolguog material, as well as Cherbury records and correspondence relating to current affairs, household and personal business, personal news, and the maintenance of individual members of the family. Also included are a few records concerning the family’s official responsibilities in Montgomery.

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Arranged into four sub-series: Correspondence; Accounts, receipts and bills; Rents and rentals; and Legal papers.

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English, Latin.

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Further documents relating to Montgomery and the Cherbury estate are in E6.

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Preferred citation: C2.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: C2.