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Clayton letters, &c.,

  • NLW MS 11020E.
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  • 1667-1688, 1736-1782.

Miscellaneous holograph letters and documents including letters, 18 January, 1667/8 and 15 August, 1668, relating to an action on behalf of [John] Morris and [Robert] Clayton for the recovery of iron at Pembroke; two letters, 16 May - 1 June, 1668, to [John] Morris or [Robert] Clayton relating to the lading of cinders; a covenant, 30 September, 1679, for the observance of an award of Sir Edward Mansell, bart, and Bussy Mansell concerning the purchase of properties in Ewenny, Colwinston, and Llangan, Glamorgan; two recommendations, 18 May-26 June, 1687, signed by Henry Somerset, 1st duke of Beaufort, of persons fit to be put into the commission of the peace for the counties of Gloucester, Monmouth, Denbigh, Caernarvon, Anglesey, and Brecknock; a letter, 7 June, 1687, from William Herbert, 1st marquis of Powis, to [George Jeffreys, 1st baron Jeffreys of Wem] (recommending the appointment of a Clerk of the Peace for Montgomeryshire); a letter, 16 September, 1688, from [Sir] Wi[lliam] Williams ['Speaker Williams'] from Glascoed, 'near Oswestry', to [George Jeffreys, 1st baron Jeffreys of Wem] (the forthcoming parliamentary elections for Anglesey, Wallingford, etc.); papers, 1736, 1745, 1756, relating to the Lloyd family of Alltycadno, Carmarthenshire; an attested copy of the will, 15 June, 1782, of George Philipps of Coedgaing, Carmarthenshire; etc.

Extracts from Montgomeryshire Collections, &c.,

Extracts from R. Williams: 'Montgomeryshire Nonconformity: Extracts from Gaol Files, with notes', Collections Historical & Archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire. . ., vols. XXIV-XXVIII, from W. V. Lloyd: 'Miscellanea Historica; or the Public Officers of Montgomeryshire, with brief genealogical notes', ibid., vols. VI-VII, and from E. Rowley Morris: 'Miscellanea Historica . . .', ibid., vol. XXVII; a list of 'Some jurors belonging to the Machynlleth Hundred not named in the preceding pages', copied from the manuscripts of E. Rowley Morris; and a list of references to 'Upper Montg[omeryshire], Persons, or C[alvinistic] Meth[odists]' from J. Foster: Alumni Oxonienses . . .1715-1886 (Oxford, 1887-1888).

Richard Bennett.

Extracts from Montgomeryshire records,

Abstracts of Estimaner probate records, 1705-1790; a copy, in the writer's hand, of a letter from Richd. Bennett to Dr. [D. C.] Lloyd-Owen, undated ( probate records at Bangor); extracts of baptisms, marriages, and burials from the parish registers of Kerry, 1616-1791, Llanwrin, 1709-1812, Llanfair Caereinion, 1725-1776, Penstrowed, 1672-1832, Llanwnog, 1683-1745, Llanwyddelan, 1772-1828, and Llandinam, 1721-1868; abstracts of two deeds relating to properties in Llanegryn, 1749-1772; statistics relating to the [ Newtown] District of [Calvinistic Methodist] Sunday Schools, 1858-1862?, extracted from a volume in the custody of J. R. Evans, Trefeglwys; miscellaneous eighteenth century extracts from parish registers relating to the Montgomeryshire families of Morris, Stephens, etc.; extracts from memorial inscriptions in the churchyards of Llandinam, 1711-1883, Llanwnog, 1757-1910, and Llanbryn-mair, 1830-1842, and of Caersws Baptist Church, 1869- 1904; and transcripts and extracts from manuscript and printed sources, among them being an annotated list of sheriffs of co. Montgomery, 1541- 1847, 1867. The volume was compiled in 1930.

Richard Bennett.

Llanbryn-mair and Darowen miscellanea,

A list of the names of farms and their occupiers [in Llanbryn-mair] in 1744 and succeeding years; a list of overseers of the poor and of churchwardens for the Upper and Lower Divisions of the parish of Llanbrynmair, 1744-1803; extracts, relating to early probate records, from Collections Historical & Archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire, vols. XXVII-XXVIII; a list of 'Public Officers of Montgomeryshire', being the names of grand jurors and jurors for the hundred of Machynlleth, 1680-1701; extracts from records of the Court of Quarter Sessions for co. Montgomery, being presentments and depositions, 1681-1695, relating to Nonconformity and to the repair of bridges in Llanbrynmair, the clipping of coins, etc.; and lists of ratepayers, 1737, and of churchwardens, 1635-1780, for the parish of Darowen, taken from Collections . . . relating to Montgomeryshire, vol. XXVI.

Richard Bennett.

Montgomeryshire County Council,

Miscellaneous printed and manuscript material, 1888-1895, relating to Montgomeryshire County Council. Most of the items relate to the election held in January 1889 [to elect the first County Council to be elected for the county, in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act, 1888], and include printed notices, November 1888, addressed to the electors of the electoral divisions of the borough of Welshpool, by [Edward James Herbert, 8th earl of] Powis, Powis Castle, A[braham] Howell, Rhiewport [Berriew], D[evereux] H[erbert] Mytton, Garth [Guilsfield], and David Richards, Royal Oak, Welshpool, individually, announcing their intention of offering themselves as candidates; five holograph or autograph letters, November 1888 - January 1889, from A[braham] Howell to the chairman [of...] (apologising for his inability to attend a meeting at which candidates were to explain the working of the [Local Government] Act, suggestions as to how this could be done) (carbon copy), Charles E[dward] Howell to Messrs. Woodall & Venables, Oswestry Advertizer, Oswestry (requesting recipients to discontinue inserting his father [Abraham Howell]' s election address in their paper) (carbon copy), T. Hughes, Buttington, to [Abraham] Howell (enclosing a sketch map of the Buttington district, with locations of houses and a list of occupiers, promising support at the election) (dated January 1888, recte 1889), John Lloyd, chairman of Buttington Cons[ervative] Working Men's Club, to A[braham] Howell, Rhiewport [Berriew] (enclosing a copy of a resolution passed at a meeting of the club, whereby members pledged support for Lord Powis, Capt. Mytton, A. Howell, and D. Richards, at the election), and [Messrs.] Woodall, Minshall, & Co., Office of the Oswestry Advertizer, Oswestry, to A[braham] Howell, Rhiewport, Welshpool (requesting the favour of instructions to insert recipient's [election] address in their paper); a copy (printed) of the return submitted, 21 January 1889, by William Corbett-Winder, the returning officer, of the councillors elected for each division of the county at the election, which had been held on 17 January, with manuscript addenda at the end, listing the names of fourteen persons who had been elected as aldermen, 31 January 1889; and a receipt, 11 February 1889, from J. H. Bickerton Jones, to Abraham Howell, for £10/15/8, 'being expenses of County Council Election, 17 Jany. 1889'. Also included are a list of councillors serving on Montgomeryshire County Council, March 1892, giving the electoral divisions they represented, and, in some instances, the majorities they had won at their election, and a list of councillors and aldermen serving on the said council, March 1895, the former being listed in two groups, headed Conservative and Liberal respectively.