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Pryce, Arthur Ivor, collection

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ARTYCE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Arthur Ivor Pryce Collection

Short Title: Pryce, Arthur Ivor, collection

Creation date(s): 1392-1393, 1543-1936

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.315 cubic metres (11 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Arthur Ivor Pryce


Administrative/Biographical history: Arthur Ivor Pryce (1867-1940) was a solicitor, registrar of the diocese of Bangor, and chapter clerk, and a keen antiquarian. He published The Diocese of Bangor during three centuries (Cardiff, 1939)


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, correspondence, pleadings and papers in legal actions, 18 cent.-20 cent., relating to estates in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire. Miscellaneous papers include Caernarfon borough court rolls, 1392-1393, 1695-1697, and a rental, 1691-1692; papers relating to Benefit Building Societies in Caernarfonshire, 1861-1890; and a minute book of Porthaethwy ferry, 1782-178.


Language/scripts of material: English , Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available from NLW and HMC. The catalogue can be accessed 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: Donated by Miss Pryce in 1944.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Guide to the Department of Manuscripts and Records (National Library of Wales, 1994); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 , (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2002

Ferries | Wales | Anglesey
Ferries | Wales | Caernarvonshire
Savings and loan associations | Wales | Caernarvonshire

Personal names
Pryce , Arthur Ivor , 1867-1940

Corporate names
Caernarvon (Wales : Borough)

Anglesey (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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