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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Llanfachreth parish papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DCU

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau Plwy Llanfachreth

Short Title: Llanfachreth parish papers

Creation date(s): 1881-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 109 items

Name of creator(s): St Machreth Church, Llanfachreth


Administrative/Biographical history: St Machreth Church is the parish church of Llanfachreth, Merionethshire. The parish is part of the Diocese of Bangor. The church was involved in the management of Llanfachreth School and Cwm National School.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to Llanfachreth parish and St Machreth parish church, Merionethshire, 1881-1979, including administrative records, 1902-1975; papers relating to parochial matters, [1910]-1964; an Ecclesiastical Court presentment, 1897; forms of prayer and other items, 1914-1918, 1964; financial records, 1889-1974, including accounts, 1889-1922, 1974, bills and receipts, 1903-1922, papers relating to Church repairs, 1961-1974, and insurance records, 1904-1922; education records, 1901-1970, including papers relating to Llanfachreth School, 1901-1904, 1961-1970, and Cwm National School, 1903-1904; tithe records, 1881-1922; and miscellaneous letters, 1898-1979.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: administration; Church possessions; parochial matters; Ecclesiastical Court; prayer and service; finance; education; Llanfachreth School; Cwm National School; playing field; tithe; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further records of the Parish incumbent are in Meirionnydd Archives, Z/PE/22. Records of Llanfachreth Parish Council are in Meirionnydd Archives, P/11.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Papurau Plwy Llanfachreth Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004

Church records and registers | Wales | Llanfachreth
Education | Wales | Llanfachreth
Llanfachreth (Wales) | Archives
St Machreth (Church : Llanfachreth, Wales) | Archives

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