Reference code(s): GB 0210 EWLOE
Title: Ewloe Hall Deeds and Documents
Short title: Ewloe Hall, deeds and documents
Dates of creation: 1734-1893
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 55 items
Name of creator(s): Ewloe Hall estate
Administrative and biographical history: In 1761 Thomas Mesham the younger of Ewloe in the parish of Hawarden, Flintshire, married Ellen Bennett, the eldest daughter of Arthur Bennett of Glan-y-wern, Denbighshire. A Robert Mesham (d. pre-1872) was succeeded by his daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Mesham (alive 1872), her brother the Rev. Arthur Bennett Mesham (alive 1845-1856), rector of Wootton, Kent, and rural dean, being dead. Arthur's son Captain Mesham was the male representative of the family in 1872. By 1872 the family had moved from Ewloe Hall to the recently erected mansion of Pontruffydd in the parish of Bodfari, Denbighshire.
Scope and content: Title deeds and papers, 1734-1893, of the Mesham family of Ewloe Hall in the parish of Hawarden, Flintshire, and the associated family of Bennet of Glan y Wern in the parish of Llandyrnog, Denbighshire.
System of arrangement: Arranged into Denbighshire , Flintshire, English counties and Miscellaneous
Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at NLW and HMC. The catalogue is in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1992, pp. 32-3. An online catalogue can be accessed from http://www.llgc.org.uk:81/index.htm
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records purchased by NLW have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased by NLW from Burgess Browning of London in July 1991.
Related units of description: A volume of survey maps of the Ewloe Hall estate and the Glan-y- wern estates, 1772, forming part of the purchase, is National Library of Wales, Map Collections, MS Map Vol. 85.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Ewloe Hall NLW, Schedule of Ewloe Hall Deeds and Documents; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales (London, 2 vols, 1872), vol I.
Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: January 2002