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Williams, Henry, collection of Merionethshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HENIAMS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Henry Williams Collection of Merionethshire Deeds

Short Title: Williams, Henry, collection of Merionethshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1730-1893

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): The Venerable Henry Williams, Archdeacon of Merioneth


Administrative/Biographical history: The Venerable Henry Williams (fl. 1909-1960], Archdeacon of Merioneth, was ordained in 1909. He served as curate in Ynyscynhaiarn and Llanaber, Caernarfonshire, and Llandysilio with Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, became rector of Cynnal, Merionethshire, vicar of Nefyn, Caernarfonshire, and rector of Llanfairfechan, Caernarfonshire. He was Archdeacon of Merionethshire, in the diocese of Bangor, between 1953 and 1959, and vicar of Arthog, Merionethshire, 1953-1956, and acquired a collection of deeds and documents relating to the nearby parishes of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire, and Barmouth, Merionethshire. He became vicar of Abererch, Caernarfonshire, in 1956, and in 1959 he retired to Llandudno.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents, mainly relating to premises in the parish of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire, and to properties in the town of Barmouth, Merionethshire, 1731-1893.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

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 regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Venerable Henry Williams, Arthog, Merionethshire, 1955.



Note: Title supplied from name of collector.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Henry Williams Collection of Merionethshire Deeds; Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1959-1960. Not the Venerable Henry Williams (1792-1867), Archdeacon of Waimate (New Zealand).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Deeds | Wales | Barmouth
Deeds | Wales | Llangelynnin (Gwynedd)

Personal names
Williams , Henry , Archdeacon of Merioneth

Corporate names

Barmouth (Wales)
Llangelynnin (Gwynedd, Wales)

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