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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Dwylan estate, Llanengan, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/925

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Dwylan, Llanengan, Papers

Short Title: Dwylan estate, Llanengan, papers

Creation date(s): 1745-1871

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (89 items)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Williams of Dwylan; William Thomas of Pwllheli; William Wynne Williams of Dwylan


Administrative/Biographical history: The Dwylan estate was situated in the parish of Llanengan, Caernarfonshire. During the 19th century, Dwylan was held by Thomas Williams [fl. 1805-1863], surgeon, the son of William Thomas (1772-1853) of Pwllheli, architect, and his wife Catherine. Williams and Catherine and had a son, William Wynne Williams [fl. 1857-1861].


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Dwylan estate, 1745-1871, relating to lands in the parishes of Llanengan, Aberdaron, Llannor, Boduan, Botwnnog, Caernarfonshire, including deeds, 1745-1871; personal papers of Thomas Williams, 1819-1825; papers relating to the estate of William Thomas, 1853-1855; papers relating to William Wynne Williams, 1857-1861; and miscellaneous papers, 1860.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Title deeds; Thomas Williams papers; William Thomas papers; William Wynne Thomas papers; and Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.


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: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Dwylan (Llanengan)/ Dwylan (Llanengan) Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004

Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Surgeons | Wales | Llanengan | Archives

Personal names
Thomas , William , 1772-1853 , of Pwllheli
Williams , Thomas , of Dwylan
Williams , William Wynne , of Dwylan

Corporate names
Dwylan estate | (Wales)

Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Llanengan (Wales)

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