Charles James Parkes estate papers

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Charles James Parkes's estate in Wyken and Barnsley in the parish of Worfield, Shropshire, including papers relating to his predecessors, the Bache family, [c. 1706]-[c. 1865].

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles James Parkes' Wyken and Barnsley estates were located in the parish of Worfield, Shropshire. He was appointed deputy steward of the manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn, Monmouthshire, in 1843, and chief steward in 1874.


Arranged chronologically by record type under individuals and parishes.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposit. It is Gwent Record Office's policy to withold information about donors or depositors in view of possible misuse.


Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Estate Papers of Charles James Parkes.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives

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Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


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