- 1627-1656 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
i, 172 ff. (ff. 13 verso-16 verso, 19-157 verso, 159 verso to end blank) ; 135 x 85 mm.
Bound in full leather, blind and gold fillets on covers, gold fillets on spine, a skull and cross-bones device in gold on both covers; two holes bored into each cover for the attachment of thongs, now missing; gilded edges.
Name of creator
'Catherina Owen 1656' (f. i); 'Porkington Library Case 7 No 25' (label inside front cover).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A volume containing memoranda, 1627-1639, in the hand of Lewis Anwyl of Parc, Merionethshire, and Cemais, Montgomeryshire, with additions, 1648-1656, in the hands of his daughter Catherine Owen (née Anwyl) (f. 12) and her husband William Owen of Brogyntyn, Shropshire, and Clenennau, Caernarvonshire (ff. 11 verso-12, 13), recording family births, marriages and deaths, and other events, and including an account by Lewis Anwyl of the death, 14 May 1637, of his first wife Frances, daughter of Sir William Jones, Castellmarch, Caernarvonshire, with a description of her virtues (ff. 7-11).
Notes in the hand of W. W. E. Wynne of Peniarth, identifying the writers of the additional memoranda, occur in pencil on ff. 11 verso-12, 13; a note in ink by him questioning the age given on f. 158 verso of Edward Herbert, Cemais, is tipped in as f. 159a. A transcript of the manuscript was published by Wynne in 'The Anwill Manuscript', Montgomeryshire Collections, 9 (1876), 357-364.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.14). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 6024967. Date: 20030605. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.14) : Foredge ties missing, endpaper pastedowns lifted, loose item written on blue machine made paper. Institution: WlAbNL.
Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.14). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 6024967. Date: 20030729. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: G. Edwards. Status: Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.14) : Hinged in loose document at f159a, applied leather treatment. Institution: WlAbNL.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A detailed list of the contents is available at http://www.llgc.org.uk/catpdf/brogi14.pdf
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: Brogyntyn MS I.14 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Anwyl, Frances, -1633 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Herbert, Edward, -1639 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Anwyl, Lewis, 1596-1641 -- Marriage. (Subject)
- Anwyl, Frances, -1633 -- Marriage. (Subject)
- Owen, Catherine, 1628- (Subject)
- Owen, William, 1624-1678. (Subject)
- Wynne, William Watkin Edward, 1801-1880. (Subject)
- Anwyl family, of Park (Subject)