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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Pritchard, David, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/477

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: David Pritchard Papers

Short Title: Pritchard, David, papers

Creation date(s): 1847-1948 (mainly 1880-1948)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (32 items)

Name of creator(s): David Pritchard (d. 1935)


Administrative/Biographical history: David Pritchard (d. 1935) of Cwm Cloch, Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, wrote various essays concerning the history, old houses, placenames and inhabitants of the Beddgelert area, mainly for eisteddfodau and other competitions. He died 5 March 1935 at Rhyd-ddu, Betws Garmon, Caernarfonshire. Cymdeithas Difa Llwynogod was a society for the destruction of foxes in Beddgelert and Betws Garmon.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of David Pritchard, 1847-1948, including notes and essays by Pritchard relating to the Beddgelert area, 1880-1932; journals, 1892-1895; newspapers and cuttings, 1886-1930; deed relating to Penmorfa, Caernarfonshire, 1847; and papers relating to Cymdeithas Difa Llwynogod, 1942-1948.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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.


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 contents of fonds. Cymdeithas Difa Llwynogod papers postdate Pritchard's death.

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, David Pritchard Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Beddgelert (Wales) | History
Fox hunting | Wales
Hunting and fishing clubs | Wales, North
Pritchard, David, | d. 1935 | Archives

Personal names
Pritchard , David , d. 1935

Corporate names

Beddgelert (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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