Wills, &c.,

Scope and Content

Abstracts prepared for Robert Owen, Croesor, of wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, including those of Richard Whitford, priest, 14 February, 1510/11, and Rees Vaughan ap William of Corsygedol, parish of Llanthoywey, deanery of Arddudwy, 8 August, 1580; similar abstracts of proceedings in the Court of Star Chamber relating to the counties of Caernarvon and Denbigh, temp. Elizabeth-James I; and a list by Robert Owen of late seventeenth and early eighteenth century probate records, in the diocesan registries of Bangor and St. Asaph, of persons in Llandderfel, Corwen, Llandrillo in Edernion, Gwythelwern, Llansanffraid [Glyndyfrdwy], and Llangar, Merioneth.

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Acquisition Information

Bob Owen; Croesor; Donation; 1934


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 10991E.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XX, 282.

Archivist's Note

November 2008.

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography on-line;

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Additional Information


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