The Anwyl Papers

Scope and Content

Family papers, 1633-1943, including wills, marriage settlements and correspondence; and estate papers, 1809-1949, including accounts and some deeds.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Anwyl family have resided at Llugwy in the parish of Pennal, Merionethshire, from the time when Maurice Anwyl married Joan, heiress of the estate (post nuptial settlements dated 19 April, 1682). The family were previously resident at Park in the parish of Llanfrothen, Merionethshire. The estate descended in the male line.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

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Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County families of Wales (London, 2 vols, 1872), vol. II; Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry (London, 1925).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at the Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

Catalogue mark was formerly A/P.


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Geographical Names