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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Hendre estate, Aberdaron, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1195, XS/2311

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Hendre Papers

Short Title: Hendre estate, Aberdaron, papers

Creation date(s): 1754-1959

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (105 items)

Name of creator(s): Williams family of Hendre, Aberdaron


Administrative/Biographical history: The Hendre estate, Aberdaron, Caernarfonshire, was held by John Williams in the later 19th century. David Williams (alive 1908-1959), lived at Hendre during the early 20th century.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Hendre estate, Aberdaron, Caernarfonshire, 1754-1959, including notebooks, [1834]-1868; diaries of John Williams, 1850-1921; diaries of David Williams, 1908-1959; letters, 1864-1928; tenancy agreements, 1872-1898; religious papers, 1850-1892; financial papers, 1861-1909; official papers, 1867-1904; songs and poems, 1754-1889; miscellaneous papers, 1880-1913; and photographs, 1894-[1948].


Language/scripts of material: Weslh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Note books; Diaries; Letters; Tenancy agreements; Religious papers; Financial papers; Certificates and official papers; Songs and poems; Miscellaneous; and Photographs.

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, Hendre Papers (Additional), catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2004

Williams family, | of Hendre, Aberdaron | Archives

Personal names
Williams family , of Hendre , Aberdaron

Corporate names

Aberdaron (Wales)
Hendre (Aberdaron, Gwynedd, Wales)

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