Plas Dinas Mawddwy estate, Dinas Mawddwy, Merionethshire, papers, 1856-1882, comprising estate plan and particulars, 1856; notices, 1858, 1872; and printed indenture, 1882.
Dinas Mawddwy Estate Papers
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- Dates of Creation1856-1882
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edmund Buckley of Gratton Hall, Yorkshire, and Ardwick, Lancashire, purchased the estate and lordship of Dinas Mawddwy, from the Mytton family in 1856. The Plas Dinas Mawddwy estate and lordship of Dinas Mawddwy passed to Sir Edmund Peck (b. 1834) during the lifetime of Edmund Buckley; the Gratton Hall and Ardwick estates passing to Sir Edmund on the death of Edmund Buckley. Sir Edmund assumed the surname and arms of Buckley, in lieu of Peck by royal licence in 1864. He was created a baronet in 1868. Sir Edmund's heir was his eldest son, Edmund Buckley (b. 1861).
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Gift from J. M. Hunt, Esq., Worcester, 15th July 1974
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales,Vol. 1 (London, 1872).
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The papers came into the possession of J. M. Hunt, Esq., Worcester.
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