Trevor Roberts, Solicitors: Plastirion Estate Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records relating to the Plastirion estate, Caernarfonshire, 1795-1950, including deeds and related papers, 1795-1950; financial records, 1850-1942, including estate rental accounts, 1867-1925; mortgage accounts, 1891-1910; valuation accounts, 1872-1915; expenditure accounts, 1850-1910; personal accounts, 1876-1916.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Plastirion estate included land in the parishes of Llanrug, Llanwnda and Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire. During the 19th and 20th centuries the estate was held by the Rowlands family. General Sir Hugh Rowlands (1827-1909) was the second son of John Rowland and the last male descendent to inherit the estate and reside in the Plastirion mansion in Llanrug before the estate was broken up in 1918.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Deeds, settlements and correspondence; Accounts

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Trevor Roberts, Cyfreithwr: Papurau Ystad Plastirion/ Trevor Roberts, Solicitor: Plastirion Estate Papers, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected