Fonds GB 0210 GARNONS - John Garnons (Solicitor) Deeds,

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John Garnons (Solicitor) Deeds,


  • 1653-1782. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.086 cubic metres (2 boxes)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

The Garnons family lived at Pant Du, Llanllyfni, Carnarfonshire, though the family hailed from Pembrokeshire. John Garnons of Pant Du (b. 1704) a Caernarfon attorney and Deputy Prothonotary of the North Wales circuit of the Court of Great Sessions, married Jane, daughter of Griffith Robert of Rhiwgoch, Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, which was held by lease from the Wynnstay estate. John Garnons was still living in Rhiwgoch in 1782.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mrs Ruck, Pantlludw, Machynlleth, in November 1928.

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Scope and content

Deeds and documents relating mainly to premises in Merioneth and Caernarfonshire, 1653-1782. Some of deeds relate to premises acquired by John Garnons, but most appear to belong to premises owned by his clients.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to NLW have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue, under the previous title, Pantlludw, is available at HMC.

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Formerly Pantlludw Deeds. Current title based on contents of fonds; previous title based on domicile of donor.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

November 2002.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Mair James.

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Pantlludw Deeds; Griffith, John Edwards, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire families, (Wrexham, 1999 reprint);

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