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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Griffiths, Captain, of Aberdaron, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/2460

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Papers of Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron

Short Title: Griffiths, Captain, of Aberdaron, papers

Creation date(s): 1813-1918

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Captain Robert Griffiths

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Captain Robert Griffiths (fl. 1893-1916) of Moranedd, Aberdaron, Caernarfonshire, worked for the Beeswing Sailing Ship Co. Ltd, Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire, and in 1893 became captain of the barque 'Beeswing' until around 1910, undertaking voyages to Brazil.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Captain Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron, 1813-1918, including deeds and related papers, 1813-1899; papers relating to the Beeswing, 1893-1907; papers relating to Moranedd, 1908-1916; and miscellaneous papers, 1867-1918.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Deeds; Papers relating to the Barque Beeswing; Papers relating to Moranedd, Aberdaron; 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.

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: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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 Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron/ Papers of Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Aberdaron
Griffiths, Robert, | of Aberdaron | Archives
Merchant ships | Wales | Porthmadog

Personal names
Griffiths , Robert , of Aberdaron

Corporate names
Beeswing (Ship)
Beeswing Sailing Ship Company

Places
Aberdaron (Wales)
Brazil ()
Porthmadog (Wales)

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