Tynygongl Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A collection of 806 items comprising, title deeds and other documents relating to properties in Aberffraw, Amlwch, Beaumaris, Bodafon, Bodedern, Bodfilog, Bodwrog, Brynberfa, Cerrigceinwen, Coedana, Dinam, Heneglwys, Holyhead, Llanbabo, Llanbadrig, Llanbedr-goch, Llanbeulan, Llanddaniel, Llanddeusant, Llanddona, Llanddyfnan, Llandegfan, Llandyfrydog, Llandysilio, Llandrygarn, Llanfachreth, Llanfaes, Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf, Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Llanfair-yn-y cwmwd, Llanfaelog, Llanfeirian, Llanfflewin, Llanfigel, Llanfihangel Dinsylwy, Llanfihangel Tre'r beirdd, Llanfihangel-yng-Nghornwy, Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog, Llanfwrog, Llangadwaladr, Llangaffo, Llangeinwen, Llangoed, Llangristiolus, Llangwyllog, Llanidan, Llaniestyn, Llanrhuddlad, Llansadwrn, Llantrisant, Llanwenllwyfo, Llanynghenedl, Newborough, Penmon, Pentraeth, Penmynydd, Trefdraeth and Trewalchmai, co. Anglesey, 1688-1902; Aberdaron, Ardda, Bangor, Beddgelert, Bodfaio, Bodidda, Botwnnog, Bryncroes, Bryniau, Caerhun, Caernarfon, Castell, Conway, Cwmdyli, Cymryd, Dinlle, Dwygyfylchi, Eglwys-rhos, Eiriannws, Eirias, Glyn, Gronant, Gweredros, Gyffin, Llanbeblig, Llanberis, Llandygai, Llandwrog, Llanfaglan, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Llanengan, Llangelynnin, Llangian, Llangystennin, Llaniestyn, Llannor, Llanllyfni, Llanrhos, Maes y Bedd, Maenol Bangor, Merchlyn, Meyllteyrn and Nefyn, co. Caernarfon, 1680-1864; Cegidog, Cilgwyn, Denbigh, Derwen, Ereithlyn, Henllan, Llandyrnog, Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch, Llansantffraid, Llanrwst, Lleweni, Llwytcoed, Mochdre, Pen-y-bont, Rhiw, Ruthin, Trebwll and Ystrad, co. Denbigh, 1691-1824; Bodfari, Brynpolyn, Halkyn, Meifod and Ysgeifiog, co. Flint, 1699-1812; and Barmouth, Harlech, Llanaber, Llandanwg, Llandecwyn, Llanenddwyn, Llanddwywe, Llanfawr, Llanfihangel, Llanfrothen and Trawsfynydd, co. Merioneth, 1632-1789. Abstracts of title and schedules of title deeds relating to properties in cos. Anglesey, Caernarfon and Denbigh, 1792-1914.Wills and probates of wills, including those of Coningsby Williams of Penmynydd, Anglesey (2 March 1708), William Lewis of Llysdulas, Anglesey (16 July, 1759), Henry Sparrow of Red Hill, Anglesey (8 February 1770), Owen Holland of Conwy (18 July 1794), Holland Williams of Pwll-y-Crochan, co. Denbigh (13 February 1797), and John Bodychen Sparrow of Red Hill, Anglesey (14 March 1798). Rentals of the Trysglwyn and Llanddyfnan estate, co. Anglesey, 1798-1803; Lligwy estate (Lord Boston), 1799; Plas Llangoed estate, 1893; and tithe account books for the parishes of Llandysilio and Llanfihangel Dinsylwy, 1882-1888 and Llangoed, Llaniestyn and Llanfihangel Dinsylwy, 1893-1910 and 1926-1933. Plans and maps, 1792-1827. And also miscellaneous papers, including court rolls of the manor of Nanhwynan, co. Caernarfon, 1781-1792; draft of the Malltraeth Marsh enclosure Award, 1817; a bundle of papers relating to the Cwmdyli Copper Mining Company, Beddgelert, 1856-1870; minute book of the Beaumaris borough court, 1862-1877 and declaration book of the Beaumaris borough council, 1894-1908.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tynygongl was a prominent solicitors office situated in Beaumaris, Anglesey and latterly occupied by Messrs J. S. Laurie and Co. The contents of the collection suggests that the solicitors acted on behalf of numerous gentry families in Anglesey and Caernarvonshire in particular, namely the Lewis' of Llysdulas, the Pantons of Plas Gwyn, lord Boston of Lligwy, the Sparrows of Red Hill and the Bulkeleys of Baron Hill.

Arrangement

According to type of document, then place, then chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

deposit

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Deposited in August 1950 by Messrs J. S. Laurie and Co., solicitors, late of Tynygongl, Beaumaris.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogue at item level. Access Points

Archivist's Note

1632-1933

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics made at the discretion of the archivist.

Accruals

None expected