Dolobran, Mallwyd, Deeds

Scope and Content

Deeds, 1735-1877, relating to Dolobran and other property in Mallwyd, Merionethshire, and including schedules of the machinery of the Dolobran woollen factory, 1867-1874.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dolobran house and estate is in the township of Cerist, Mallwyd, Merionethshire, and was inherited by John David Lewis (fl. 1735-1758). His son, David Davies (fl. 1758-1779), sold Dolobran to Rowland Evan of Rallt, Cemmaes, Montgomeryshire. His descendants farmed there and also ran a woollen factory. Evan Evans (fl. 1860-1877) of Dolobran purchased several farms locally in 1877.


Arranged chronologically

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, A Catalogue of the Dolobran, Mallwyd, Deeds.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of The National Trust.


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Geographical Names