PEAKE OF PERTHEWIG MSS

Scope and Content

Papers of the Peake family, 1569-1959, including deeds relating to properties in Henllan, Denbigh, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd and Llansannan, Denbighshire, and Hayes and Isleworth, Middlesex, 1569-1862; vouchers and correspondence relating to the Peake estates, 1774-1959; legal documents, 1723-1934; letters of administration and related records, 1807-1935; pedigrees, [post 1766]-[c. 1800]; and poetry, [c. 1748].

Administrative / Biographical History

The Peake family lived at Perthewig in the township of Lleweni, Henllan, Denbighshire, during the 17th and 18th centuries. During the late 18th century, the property appears to have been disposed of by Thomas Peake (fl. 1755-1808), who lived mainly in Middlesex.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: deeds; estate; legal; and family.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr W. Thomson, Wokingham, Berkshire, executor of the late Mrs M. P. Morris of Beches Manor, Wokingham, per Berkshire Record Office, 1964.

Note

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Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Usual copyright restrictions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The papers remained with the Peake family, eventually passing to Mrs M P Morris (nee Peake), of Wokingham, Berkshire.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected