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Lord Boston's Anglesey Tenancy Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PORTH

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Title: Lord Boston's Anglesey Tenancy Papers

Short title: Lord Boston's Anglesey Tenancy Papers

Dates of creation: 1847-1877

Level of description: fonds

Extent and medium: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Irby family


Administrative and biographical history: In 1704 Edward Irby, M.P. for Boston in Lincolnshire, was made 1st Baronet. His only son, William Irby, born in 1706, became the 2nd Baronet, and 1st Baron Boston, a title acquired in 1761. The family seats were, Hedsor in Bourne End, Bucks and Lligwy in Moelfre, Anglesey.
For administrative details regarding the Tal-y-foel Ferry, consult the The Menai Ferries by H. R. Davies in the Inventory of Anglesey Ancient Monuments , London, 1937.
The house known as Porthamel in Llanidan parish was originally built in the mid 16th century but altered extensively in the 19th century.


Scope and content: Leases for the Tal-y-foel Ferry and Porthamel together with a draft schedule of Lord Boston's agreements for yearly tenancy of farms in various parishes in Anglesey.


System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 24820-24822

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Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of description: Prior to 16-11-2004



Deeds | Wales | Anglesey

Estate administration | Wales | Anglesey

Ferries | Wales | Anglesey

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