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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Tynyffordd, casgliad (collection)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/3607

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Casgliad Tynyffordd

Short Title: Tynyffordd, casgliad (collection)

Creation date(s): 1881-1957 (mainly 1907-1937)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 420 items

Name of creator(s): William Hughes, Tynyffordd


Administrative/Biographical history: William Hughes (1845-1934) of Tynyffordd, Efailnewydd, Llannor, Caernarfonshire, was a farmer who also sold milk and had two threshers for hire. He was an elder of Capel Berea (MC) in Efailnewydd. He died on 3 August 1934. His son was Robert Owen Hughes.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of William Hughes and Robert Owen Hughes, Tynyffordd, 1881-1957, including diaries, 1911-1937; correspondence, 1884, 1910-1937; financial records, 1907-1957, including bills and receipts, 1912-1937; programmes for meetings of Lleyn and Eifionnydd Calvinistic Methodists, 1912-1933; papers relating to Capel Berea, 1911-[1933]; notes on sermons, [1911]-[1931], and other religious papers, 1895-1933; genealogical notes on the Hughes family, [1925]-[1932]; poetry mainly by William Hughes, [1920]-[1932]; agricultural papers, [c. 1907]-936; miscellaneous personal papers, 1881-[1933]; family photographs, 1927-1932.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: diaries; correspondence; financial records; religious; miscellaneous; photographs.

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.

Language codes: weleng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from domicile of subject 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, Casgliad Tynyffordd/Tynyffordd Collection, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Gwynedd
Farms | Wales | Gwynedd
Hughes, William, | 1845-1934 | Archives

Personal names
Hughes , Robert Owen , [alive 1917-1937] , of Tynyffordd
Hughes , William , 1845-1934

Corporate names
Berea (Church : Efailnewydd, Wales)

Llannor (Wales)
Tynyffordd (Gwynedd, Wales)

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