Owen Holland of Conwy Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Maps of estates in the parishes of Llandanwg, Llanenddwyn and Llanaber, co. Merioneth and in the parishes of Conwy, Gyffin, Dwygyfylchi, Llangelynnin and Caerhun, north Wales in 1760 and 1776, the work of I. Royle and A. Bowdler. The survey of the town of Conwy is particularly interesting since it includes the names of tenants.

Letters, notices, receipts etc. relating to financial matters and various transactions, 1793-1796.

Administrative / Biographical History

Owen Holland of Plas Isa, Conwy, 1720-1795, acquired lands in Merioneth from his grandfather, Holland Williams who married Jane, daughter of Edward Edwards of Llwyndu near Llanaber. He also owned lands in the parishes of Conwy, Gyffin, Dwygyfylchi, Llangelynnin and Caerhun, north Wales.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2383, 26349-26362

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.