- 1668-1882 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.2 cubic metres (7 boxes)
Name of creator
Newman, Paynter and Co. were solicitors in Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset. They appear to have acted for the Cann family of Exeter, who acquired some of the Welsh estates mentioned below.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Messrs Newman, Paynter and Co., 1937-8.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and documents (1668-1882) relating to properties mainly in in co. Flint (Axton, Bistre, Caergwrle, Coleshill, Cwm, Cwm Uwchglan, Diserth, Estyn or Hope, Hawarden, Holywell, Hope, Hope Owen, Huriathicke, Kilken, Kinnerton, Mould, Newmarket, Northop, St Asaph, Shordley, Skeiviog, and Whitford), but also in cos Denbigh (Denbigh, Henllan, Llanrwst and Lleweny), Chester (Chester and Dodleston), Brecknock (Devynnock), Anglesey (Amlwch, Coedana, Llanerchymedd, Llanbadrug, Llanddyfnan, Llanfechell and Llanfihangel Tre'r Beurdd), Montgomery (Berth Lloyd) and Pembroke (Amroth). The main families were Mostyn of Mostyn Hall and Hope of Broughton and Hope.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions except where poor condition may preclude handling.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Subject access points
- Deeds -- Wales -- Denbighshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Flintshire
- Deeds -- England -- Cheshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Anglesey
- Deeds -- Wales -- Breconshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire.
- Deeds -- Wales -- Pembrokeshire.
- Law firms -- England -- Yeovil.
- Breconshire (Wales)
- Anglesey (Wales)
- Denbighshire (Wales).
- Flintshire (Wales)
- Cheshire (England)
- Montgomeryshire (Wales)
- Pembrokeshire (Wales)
Name access points
- Mostyn family, of Bangor (Subject)
- Hope family, of Broughton (Subject)
- Mostyn family, of Mostyn (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, schedule of Messrs. Newman, Paynter and Co. Deeds; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (Baltimore, 1991).