Sir Richard Williams Bulkeley Illuminated Address

Scope and Content

Illuminated address presented to Sir Richard Williams Bulkeley of Baron Hill on his coming of age on December 4, 1883, by the tenants of the estate and other well wishers. Inset are lists of the committee, subscribers etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bulkeley family of the Baron Hill estate, Beaumaris were originally from Cheshire and settled in Anglesey before 1450. Further information on the family and estate is available in the description of the Baron Hill Manuscripts on the Archives Hub.

Sir Richard Williams Bulkeley (1862-1942), 12th Baronet, was Lord Lieutenant of Anglesey and a commander in the Royal Anglesey Militia. In 1885 he married Lady Magdalen Yorke, (born 1865), daughter of Charles, 5th earl of Hardwicke. They had four children, Richard Gerard Wellesley (born 1888), Generis Alma Windham (born 1889), Aeira Helen (born 1891) and Siriol Penelope Diana (born 1902).


This item has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, September 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1290 (folio)

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Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Baron Hill Manuscripts. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub.