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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Lloyd, J. D., Arthog, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DAR

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: J. D. Lloyd, Arthog, Papers

Short Title: Lloyd, J. D., Arthog, papers

Creation date(s): 1865-1947 (accumulated [1913]-1947)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 31 items

Name of creator(s): J. D. Lloyd, Arthog


Administrative/Biographical history: J. D. Lloyd (fl. 1913-1947) lived in Arthog, Llangelynnin, Merionethshire. He attended night schools in Arthog and Barmouth and was interested in religion and Welsh history and literature, in particular that of Penllyn, Merionethshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of J. D. Lloyd, 1865-1947, including personal papers, 1923-1945; night school notebooks on various subjects including Merionethshire history, 1921-1946; notes from articles relating to the Penllyn area, Merionethshire, [20th century]; essays, mainly on Biblical and religious topics, 1929-1940; documents relating to 'Glan Nant' and 5 Arthog Terrace, Arthog, 1924-1947; printed material, 1935-1938; newspaper cuttings, [20th century]; and Aberdyfi shipbuilder's account book, 1865-1878.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged broadly into the following: deeds and documents; night school notes; essays; and printed material and newspaper cuttings.

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:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds contains some earlier records pre-dating J. D. Lloyd's birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, J. D. Lloyd, Arthog, 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

Aberdyfi (Wales) | History
Adult education | Wales | Gwynedd
Bible | Theology
Gwynedd (Wales) | History
Lloyd, J. D., | of Arthog | Archives

Personal names
Lloyd , J. D. , alive 1913-1947 , of Arthog

Corporate names

Arthog (Wales)
Llangelynnin (Gwynedd, Wales)
Penllyn (Gwynedd, Wales : rural district)

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