Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Roger Kenrick to Sir John Trevor (Cannon Row, Westminster): sends up some money and would have done so sooner 'but that I was called on to appear for you with a light horse and arms and were kept all the whole troop seven days, the first 2 days at Ruthin from thence to Wrexham so there we were mustered. The horse was approved, they found fault with the pistols and wished to provide better. They spoke for a buff coat. Mr Peck found a horse otherwise I should have been foul put to'; the sainfoin has failed in all the trial places even in Plas Teg garden; there were no pyracantha berries either at Plas Teg or Trevalyn and none at Mr Peck's house in Holt as they were 'blasted'; John Davis of Trevalyn wishes to sell a day's ploughing in Thomas Jenkin's tenement to recipient and Mr Peck thinks it would be a good idea if the price is right; 'there hath been great hurt at Plas Teg on the house by the wind. I have got it made up again. The house and barns in Hope Owen doth go much to decay for want of thatch…'


Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided).