- 1867-1882 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
i, 59 ff. ; 330 x 250 mm.
Half-leather with double gold fillets and marbled endpapers; 'PENIARTH 1867' (in gold on spine); 'Leightons, 40 Brewer St.' (label inside front cover).
Name of creator
Bookplate of Evelyn Philip Shirley inside front cover; 'Unique copy £6' (f. i verso).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Frank Hammond; Purchase; July 1947.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A scrapbook, 1867-1882, begun by Evelyn Phillip Shirley of Ettington Park, Warwickshire, following his visit in August 1867 to his friend W. W. E. Wynne of Peniarth, Merioneth.
The volume initially contained ten photographs of Peniarth and its environs (ff. 11, 19, 21, 23, 25, 29, 31, 33, 37, 40) with numerous further photographs (and photographs of prints) being added showing other local views and related houses such as Glyn (ff. i verso-47 passim). Also included are leaves from W. W. E. Wynne's Pedigree of the Family of Wynne of Peniarth… (London, 1872), with hand-painted coats of arms added (ff. 2 recto-verso, 12 recto-verso, 20 recto-verso, 22 recto-verso, 24 recto-verso, 26 recto-verso), and additional manuscript notes by Wynne (ff. 13-18); four letters to Shirley from W. W. E. Wynne, -1877 (ff. i verso, 3-10, 34-35); three letters, June-July 1880, from W. R. M. Wynne (ff. 41-44) and E[dward] Breese (ff. 45-46), following W. W. E. Wynne's death, with copies of Breese's obituary of Wynne (ff. 50-52); and papers relating to the building and consecration of the Wynne Memorial Church at Bryncrug, 1880-1882 (ff. 53-59).
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 14827E.
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Name access points
- Peniarth Estate (Wales) (Subject)
- Wynne Memorial Church (Bryncrug, Wales) (Subject)
- Wynne, William Watkin Edward, 1801-1880 -- Family. (Subject)
- Shirley, Evelyn Philip, 1812-1882 -- Correspondence. (Subject)
- Wynne, William Watkin Edward, 1801-1880 -- Correspondence. (Subject)
- Wynne, William Watkin Edward, 1801-1880 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Wynne, William Watkin Edward, 1801-1880. (Subject)
- Wynne, William Robert Maurice. (Subject)
- Breese, Edward, 1835-1881 (Subject)
- Wynne family, of Peniarth (Subject)
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
May 2007 and July 2014.
Description compiled by Bethan Ifan, and revised by Rhys Morgan Jones.