GB 0210 CELYNOG
Richard Williams of Celynog Collection of Deeds,
- 1514-1813 (predominantly 1550-1766) (accumulated [1855x1906]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
(68 items)Some of the deeds are damaged or in poor condition.
Name of creator
Richard Williams (1835-1906) of Celynog, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, was an antiquary and historian who collected deeds relating to properties in Flintshire, Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire and Shropshire. There appears to be no single family unifying these deeds, however some individuals and families appear several times: Ieuan ap Richard of Domgay, Ieuan ap Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Sais and his son Gruffith ap Ieuan, Llandysilio, Montgomeryshire (Rhandregynwen deeds, 1581-1605), the Pope family of Shropshire (Trefeglwys deeds, 1616-1715), Rees ap John William and Lewis ap John Merton of Treuddyn, Flintshire (Treuddyn deeds, 1621-1639).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Bequeathed by Mr Richard Williams, Celynog, [c. 1906].
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and documents, 1514-1813, relating mostly to properties in Montgomeryshire as well as Flintshire, Merionethshire and Shropshire, including the township of Rhandregynwen, Llandysilio, Montgomeryshire, 1581-1605, the township of Bodaioch, Trefeglwys, Montgomeryshire, 1562-1630, and Treuddyn, Flintshire, 1621-1639; and depositions of witnesses, 1580, taken at the Court of the Council of Wales and the Marches, concerning a case of trespass.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records bequeathed to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
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 regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue (under the title Celynog) is available online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from name of collector.
Virtua system control number
Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Celynog (Newtown) Deeds.