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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Glanrhyd papers (additional deposit)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4889

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Glanrhyd Papers (Additional)

Short Title: Glanrhyd papers (additional deposit)

Creation date(s): 1839-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.20 cubic metres (15 boxes). Extent includes Glanrhyd Papers

Name of creator(s): Hughes family of Glanrhyd, Edern


Administrative/Biographical history: Glanrhyd is in the parish of Edern, Caernarfonshire. J. E. Roberts of Glanrhyd played a prominent role in the religious and agricultural life of Llyn.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers for the locality of Edern, Caernarfonshire, including records of the Porthdinllaen branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1949-1979, of which J. E. Roberts of Glanrhyd was a leading member; agricultural records, 1947-1981, including papers relating to the South Caernarfon Creameries acquired by J. E. Roberts; religious papers, 1839-1987, concerning various chapels and minister of religion in Caernarfonshire; papers of J. E. Roberts 1959-1981; papers of the estate of Laura Roberts, Bryn Rhydd, Edern, 1881-1926, and photographs.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into the following:: agricultural records; religious records; Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Porthdinllaen branch; miscellaneous and photographs (XS2389); additional deposit in Feb. 1985 (XM 4889 250-253) arranged into papers of and relating to the estate of John Evan Roberts of Brynmor, Bangor; additional deposit in June 1985 (XM 4889 254-263) arranged into memorandum and Articles of Association, vehicle insurance policies, and copies of 'Yma a Thraw'; and additional deposit in Oct. 1993 (XM 4889 264-266) of 'Yma a Thraw'.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Language codes: engwel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further papers relating to Glanrhyd are Caernarfon Record Office, GB 0219 XM/4889 XS/2389 (Glanrhyd Papers).


Note: Title supplied from domicile of the family which accrued the papers

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: personal information from Glyn Parry of the National Library of Wales

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2002

Creameries | Wales | Gwynedd
Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd
Roberts, J. E., | (John Evan) | of Edern | Archives
Roberts, Laura, | of Bryn Rhydd, Edern | Archives
Royal National Lifeboat Institution | Wales | Porthdinllaen | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Roberts , J. E. (John Evan) , of Edern
Roberts , Laura , of Bryn Rhydd , Edern

Corporate names
Royal National Lifeboat Institution | Porthdinllaen branch
South Caernarfon Creameries

Buan (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Edern (Wales)
Glanrhyd (Buan, Wales)
Porth Dinllaen (Wales)

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