Comprises deeds and associated documents relating to the Douglas Pennant family and their estates at Penrhyn and Wicken Park.
Papers of Pennant Family and Wicken and Penrhyn Estates
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS PPW
- Dates of Creation1843 October 2 -1943 June 25
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description69 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Douglas Pennant family, whose wealth was based on extensive interests in the West Indies, owned the estates at Penrhyn, near Bangor in Caernarfonshire, north Wales and at Wickham Park in Northamptonshire.
The firm of solicitors Eland Hore Paterson which acted for the family has merged with Kidd Rapinet of 14-15 Craven Street, London WC2N.
Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .
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Deposited by Eland Hore Paterson, Solicitors through the British Records Association (BRA reference number: 2118)
Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.
Other Finding Aids
Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 37055-37123
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