Dyffryn Aled estate, Llansannan, records of

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The Dyffryn Aled estate, Llansannan, Denbighshire, was owned by the Wynne family during the 18th century. Diana Wynne (b. 1748), the heiress of Dyffryn Aled, married Richard O. Meyrick, but was widowed by 1779; she then married Philip Yorke (1743-1804), of Erddig, Denbighshire. Their son was Pierce Wynne Yorke (1784-1837), of Dyffryn Aled, High Sheriff of Denbighshire, 1817. The estate was inherited by his eldest son, Pierce Wynne Yorke (b. 1826), and the estate passed down through the Wynne-Yorke family into the 20th century, but was later sold.

Scope and content: Deeds and documents of Dyffryn Aled estate relating to properties in Llansannan, Llanefydd and elsewhere in Denbighshire, 1657-1871; account books, 1836-1849; correspondence and other papers, mainly relating to encroachments, 1879-1905; and sale particulars of Dyffryn Aled estate, 1920.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: deeds; account books; correspondence; and sale particulars.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. It is advisable to book in advance, for details and opening hours see http://archives.denbighshire.gov.uk/visit-us/. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Denbighshire Archive Service will advise where this is the case.