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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr], Criccieth, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/6914

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth

Short Title: Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr], Criccieth, papers

Creation date(s): 1822-1918

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (6 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In the 1891 census William Watkin's occupation was noted as farmer/land agent. He died in 1895. His son was William Williams Watkin.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Estate papers of the Watkin family of Muriau, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire, comprising deeds, 1822-1907, financial records relating to properties, 1848-1918, financial records of the Watkin family, family correspondence, 1890-1910, and photographs, [c. 1845], [c. 1885].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: title deeds and plans; financial records regarding property; family correspondence; miscellaneous; and photographs (XS 3071/1-2).

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Some of the title deeds and plans are torn and brittle.

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

Language codes: engwel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

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: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Criccieth
Estate administration | Wales | Muriau [Mawr]
Watkin family, | of Muriau | Archives

Personal names
Watkin family , of Muriau

Corporate names

Places
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Criccieth (Wales)
Muriau (Wales)

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