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'--DEATH OF MR W. R. M. WYNNE.

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DEATH OF MR W. R. M. WYNNE. We regret to annnunce the death of Mr W. R. M. Wynne, of Peniarth, Lord Lieutenant :)f Merionethshire, which took place at Buck- ingham Gate, London, on Friday afternoon. The deceased gentleman had beer lying seriously ill for some days, and the end wai not unexpected. Mr Win. Robert Maui ice Wynne was born in 1840, and was the eldest son of Mr William Watkin Edward Wynne, of Peniarth (who from 1852 to 1865 represented Merionethshire in Parliament) by Mary, daughter and co-heir of M r Robert Aglionby Slaney, iu.P. The deceased was educated at Eton served in the Scots Guards, and from 18G5 to 1868 was M.P. for Merionethshire, losing his seat in the last- named year tn Mr David Williams. Ca.stell Deudraeth, father of Osmond Williams, who now represent* that constituency. 1891 be married Winifred Frances, the daughter of the late Mr W. Kendall, and widow of the late Mr R. 1. Williamson. He was chairman of the Merionethshire Quarter Sessions; served as sheriff in 18SG, and had been lord-lieutenant since 1891. He was magistrate also for Mont- gomeryshire and Carnarvonshire and Constable of Hariech Castle. He was a member of the Merioneth County Council from its formation until his death, and for many years he and the Hon. Chas. Wynn, of Rug, were the only two Conservative members of the Council. The owner of large landed estates in North Wales. Mr Wynne took an active part in county work for many years. He was of a re- markably retiring disposition, and rarely asso- ciated himself with movements outside his own county. As the owner of the famous Peniarth library, however, his name was a household one among all interested in Welsh literature. The Peniarth collection of MSS. is one of the most valuable in Wales, and it is gratifying to know that two or three years the deceased squire entered into an arrangement with Sir John Williams whereby in the event of him- self and his brother (the late Mr Owen Slaney Wynne, dying without issue—as has been the case-—the Peniarth collection would ultimately be transferred to the National Library of Wales. The deceased's grandfather, William Wynne of Peniarth (1774-1834', was a great collector of MSS. and a famous antiquary and his son the father of the squire now deceased) inherited not only William Wynne's MSS., but also by legacy came into possession of the Hengwrt collection of MSB., formed originally by Robert Yaughan in the 17th century. In rhe years 1867-71 the late squire's father published a catalogue of these valua ble documents in the Archseo'osria Caiubrensis," and a lso, in later years, collected items for a history of Merioneth, and left these in MS. form at Peniarth. Mr Wynne, whiie not able to speak Welsh fluently, was abie to carry on conversation with his tenants in the vernacular. His estate comprised about 9,213 acres, mostly- in Merioneth, and included a Jot, of sheep walks. He was regarded as a fair landlord, and to his credit it must be said that he seldom increased i De rents of his arms. and at all times was on good terms with his tenantry.

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