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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Bryngolau (Abererch), papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1637

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Bryngolau (Abererch) Papers

Short Title: Bryngolau (Abererch), papers

Creation date(s): 1857-1904

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 60 items

Name of creator(s): Williams family of Bryngolau


Administrative/Biographical history: William Williams and family farmed at Bryngolau (or Bryn Goleu, Bryngoleu), Abererch, Llannor, Caernarfonshire, during the mid 19th century, later moving to Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to Bryngolau, Abererch, and to Pwllheli, 1857-1904, including financial records, 1857-1883; correspondence, 1861-1904, including family correspondence, 1894-1904, letters relating to the sale of Bryngolau, 1861-1880, and circular letters relating to railway construction, 1871-1887; court summonses for William Williams, 1866-1868; programmes relating to religion, 1868-1894; memorial cards, 1873-1875; and business cards, [1880].


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: financial records; correspondence; summonses; rhaglenni etc. yn ymwneud a chrefydd; cardiau coffa; business cards; miscellaneous.

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 Library of Wales.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: No information found

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau yn ymwneud a Bryngolau, Abererch, a Phwllheli/Papers relating to Bryngolau, Abererch, and Pwllheli, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004

Farmers | Wales | Llannor | Archives
Williams family, | of Bryngoleu | Correspondence
Williams, William, | of Bryngolau | Archives

Personal names
Williams , William , of Bryngolau

Corporate names

Abererch (Wales)
Bryngoleu (Gwynedd, Wales)
Pwllheli (Wales)

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