LLOYD KENYON PAPERS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Lloyd Kenyon, 1726-1772, including: Petty Sessions records, 1735-1772; assessments for window and land-tax, 1742-1748; records of the Overseers of the Poor, 1737-1754; and records of the Surveyors of the Highways, 1733-1757.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lloyd Kenyon, J. P., (1696-[1773]), of Gredington, Flintshire, was a magistrate in Maelor, Flintshire, during the 18th century. He was the son of Thomas Kenyon (1668-1731) of Peel, Lancashire, and Catherine Kenyon (b. 1660), daughter and heiress of Luke Lloyd (d.1695) of Bryn, Hanmer, Flintshire. In 1730, Lloyd Kenyon married Jane, daughter of Robert Eddowes of Eagle Hall, Cheshire, and Ann, daughter and heiress of the Rev. Richard Hilton (d. 1706) of Gredington. Following the death of the Rev. Hilton, the Kenyons moved to Gredington. His duties as Justice of the Peace included the administration of justice, maintenance of the highways and bridges in his area and provision of poor relief.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: 1726-1747; and 1747-1772.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Rt. Hon. Lord Kenyon, J. P., D. L., Gredington, Flintshire, 1967.

Note

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

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Lloyd Kenyon MSS catalogue; Kenyon MSS; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Lloyd Kenyon MSS catalogue; Kenyon MSS; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

Updated by Steven Davies, Flintshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Usual copyright restrictions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

The papers remained in the Kenyon family until deposited.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Material relating to the Kenyon family is Flintshire Record Office, Kenyon MSS.

Geographical Names