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Helygog estate, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HELYGOG

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Helygog Deeds

Short Title: Helygog estate, deeds

Creation date(s): 1616-1954

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 148 items

Name of creator(s): Helygog estate


Administrative/Biographical history: Following the marriage in 1895 of Jane Mary Taylor Williams to Robert Pughe of Helygog, the Pughe family acquired an interest in the Tanybwlch estate, Llanllechid, Caernarfonshire. Jane was descended through her mother from Morris Williams of Tanybwlch and so acquired a quarter interest in the Tanybwlch estate.


Scope and content/abstract: The archive comprises almost entirely of deeds relating to the Helygog estate, Brithdir, Merionethshire, 1616-1954.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups by date of deposit and then chronologically. Group II continues the numbering from Group I.

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. Thecatalogue can be accessed online from


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to NLW have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr Robert Pughe, Helygog, Dolgellau, in 1933 and 1936, and converted into a donation in 1982. Further donations were received from Mrs D. Audrey Johannessen, Norway, in 1981, and 1985.


Related material: Further papers are NLW, Tanybwlch (Llanllechid) Deeds


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Helygog Deeds Group II.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2002

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