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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Hughes of Dolgellau Archives

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/301

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Hughes of Dolgellau Archives

Short Title: Hughes of Dolgellau Archives

Creation date(s): 1831-1933

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Hughes, William J. (d 1921)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William J. Hughes (d 1921) was a printer and publisher in Dolgellau, Merionethshire, printing the newspaper 'Y Dydd'. The father of Mrs Margaret Hughes, his wife, was John Williams, a wood turner at Llwyn Saw Mills. Miss Claudia Hughes was their daughter.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Personal papers of William J. Hughes, 1831-1885, 1921; insurance policies, 1885, 1913; John Williams papers, 1846-1887, 1904; and 'Y Dydd' Press wage and account books, 1899-1909, 1922-1925, 1929-1933.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged by date.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Hughes of Mervinian House, Dolgellau papers; Genealogy website(freepages.history.rootsweb.com) viewed 29th October 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Hughes, William, | 1838-1921 | Archives
Printers | Wales | Gwynedd
Printing presses | Wales | Gwynedd
Williams, John, | wood turner of Dolgellau | Archives

Personal names
Hughes , William , 1838-1921
Williams , John , wood turner of Dolgellau

Corporate names
Y Dydd

Places
Dolgellau (Wales)

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