Castles -- Wales



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Duchy of Cornwall Welsh Records,

  • GB 0210 DUCHY
  • Fonds
  • 1391-1895 /

Records of the Welsh portion of the Duchy of Cornwall estate including include ministers' accounts, 1461-1552, of various lordships, including Bromfield and Yale and the March, including its constituent lordships mainly Montgomery; chamberlain's accounts for North and South Wales, 1487, 1520; receivers' accounts, 1544-1620; accounts of receivers of fines and amercements in the Council of Wales and the Marches, 1597-1616; accounts of receivers of Queen Henrietta Maria, 1671-1672; rentals and valuations, 1391-1698, including a rental of the rhingyllship of Iscoed, Denbighshire, 1391; petitions, 1620-?1723; certificates of survey, 1618-1695; surveys of castles, 1618-1625, including Carew, Caernarfon, Brecon, Holt, Beaumaris, Ruthin, Flint and Rhuddlan castles, deeds, 1563-1723; commissions and warrants, 1637-1727; ecclesiastical papers, 1804-1895, mainly relating to a dispute between the Prince of Wales and the Lord Chancellor over the right to patronage to certain ecclesiastical livings in Wales in 1863-1865; and manuscript plans, [c 1600]-[1650], including a manuscript plan of Holt Castle.

Duchy of Cornwall

Edmund Vale: The World of Wales

A volume containing the printer's typescript copy, 1935, with revisions in the hand of the author and notes by the compositor, of Henry Edmund Theodoric Vale, The World of Wales (London, 1935); a water-colour of Nant Ffrancon, Caernarvonshire by the author's wife, Ruth Vale, is pasted on f. 2, and nine pictures of Welsh castles, mostly extracted from newspapers, are pasted or tipped in on ff. 117v, 202v-243v, passim. Two letters, 1937, from Henry Edmund Theodoric Vale and Ruth Vale are tipped in on ff. ii and 1.

Vale, Edmund, 1888-1969

Llyfrau lloffion

Scrap albums containing a variety of material of Welsh interest, including press cuttings and a large number of engraved prints of castles, etc. NLW MS 7526 contains a printed list of 'Rare plants found in Caernarvonshire'.

The Artist and the Castle exhibition

Correspondence and papers relating to the touring exhibition The Artist and the Castle comprising images of castles selected for exhibition by Donald Moore, a former Keeper of Pictures and Maps at the National Library of Wales, 1983-1985.

Tour in North Wales

  • NLW MS 16351C.
  • File
  • [18 cent., last ¼]

A volume containing an account of a tour in North Wales in the form of transcripts, [18 cent., last ¼], of four letters, dated 20-28 September 1776, sent from Caernarfon (pp. 1-25), Tan-y-Bwlch, Merioneth (pp. 27-49), Denbigh (pp. 50-74) and 'Rhyd Dyn' [Rhyddyn], Flintshire (pp. 75-95), commenting mainly on Welsh history and castles.
The transcripts have been heavily corrected and emended in a different hand. The author, who appears to have resided at Rhyddyn, is not named but may be the Rev. William Warrington. His correspondents are identified as a Mr Eyton (p. 1) and a Dr Jeffries (p. 49). Also included are a preface (ff. v-vii) and several versions of a passage, in the same hand as the emendations, relating an encounter with some Irishmen (f. i verso).

Warrington, William

Welsh castles,

  • NLW MS 11422C.
  • File
  • [1885x1915] /
  • Part of Pandy MSS,

An address on 'Welsh Castles'.

John Davies.