Crafnant and Ceilwart Deeds

Scope and Content

Deeds and other documents, 1647-1892, relating to properties in Llanfair, Llanaber, Llanbedr, Llanenddwyn and Llandecwyn, Merionethshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Crafnant, Llanfair, Merionethshire, was owned by Rhydderch Owen (fl. 1639-1647) and his descendants. By 1812 it was in the possession of John Owen (fl. 1781-1812) who left it to his son Owen Owens (d. [1837]). His eldest son and heir was John ap Rhydderch Owen (fl. 1835-1861) who moved to Glanrafon, Llanaber, Merionethshire. He also purchased a half share in Ceilwart, Llanaber, in 1861.


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, The Ceilwart and Crafnant Collection, calendar.

Other Finding Aids

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

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