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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Garreg Fawr deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1457

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Garreg Fawr Deeds

Short Title: Garreg Fawr deeds

Creation date(s): 1810-1933

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (47 items)

Name of creator(s): Garreg Fawr Slate and Mineral Co. Ltd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Garreg Fawr Slate and Mineral Co. Ltd quarried a small pit, Garreg Fawr, in the parish of Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire, from the early 1800s. The quarry was worked sporadically until the mid 1880s, and then occasionally on a small scale until the 1930s. In 1872 the quarry was owned by Thomas Turner of Plas Bereton, Sir Llewelyn Turner of Parkia and Morgan Lloyd of London.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and related papers, 1810-1933, concerning the Garreg Fawr Slate and mineral quarries, Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Caernarfon Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers came into the possession of Moses Griffith, Menai Bridge, Anglesey.

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Garreg Fawr Deeds, catalogue; Richards, Alun John A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry (Llanrwst, 1991).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Llanbeblig
Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Gwynedd
Slate industry | Wales | Llanbeblig

Personal names

Corporate names
Garreg Fawr Slate and Mineral Company

Places
Llanbeblig (Wales)

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