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Urdd Gobaith Cymru, collection of Merionethshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 URDDDE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Urdd Gobaith Cymru Collection of Merionethshire Deeds

Short Title: Urdd Gobaith Cymru, collection of Merionethshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1679-1900 (accumulated [1922]-[1974])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Urdd Gobaith Cymru


Administrative/Biographical history: Urdd Gobaith Cymru (the Welsh League of Youth), a movement for children and young people, organizing activities through the medium of Welsh, was founded in 1922. The organisation accumulated a group of Merionethshire deeds; the nature of their connection to the organisation is not known; the Urdd owns land at Glanllyn, in Llanuwchllyn parish, nearby.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and documents acquired by Urdd Gobaith Cymru, relating to lands and property in the parishes of Llangower, Llanymawddwy, and Llanycil, Merionethshire, 1679-1900.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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 is available 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: Part donated by Urdd Gobaith Cymru per Mr Huw Cedwyn Jones, 1974; part transferred from the Urdd archive in 1989.


Related material: Records of Urdd Gobaith Cymru are in NLW, Archifau Urdd Gobaith Cymru.


Note: Title supplied from name of collector and contents of fonds. The archive comprises earlier records accumulated by Urdd Gobaith Cymru.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Deeds | Wales | Llangower
Deeds | Wales | Llanycil
Deeds | Wales | Llanymawddwy

Personal names

Corporate names
Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Llangower (Wales)
Llanycil (Wales)
Llanymawddwy (Wales)

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