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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Craig Ddu Slate Quarries, Blaenau Ffestiniog, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/303

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Craig Ddu Slate Quarries, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Papers

Short Title: Craig Ddu Slate Quarries, Blaenau Ffestiniog, papers

Creation date(s): 1882-1941

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Craig Ddu Slate Quarries Co. Ltd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Craig Ddu Slate Quarries, an open quarry, was formerly the Manod Quarry when opened in 1800. It developed as the later name in 1840s. The quarry was never electrified. The Craig Ddu Slate Quarries Company was registered in 1917 and incorporated in 1928. Operations ceased in the 1940s, but small-scale quarrying continued.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Craig Ddu Slate Quarries Company records, 1882-1941, compising make books, 1882-1941; shipping of slates files, 1887-1900; memorandum and articles, 1928, 1932, 1934; and photographic plates [20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged bt type and 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: The papers came into the possession of Mr Cyril Hughes.

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also Z/M/308.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds contains earlier quarry records accumulated by the company.

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), Craig Ddu Slate Quarries, Blaenau Ffestiniog papers; Richards, Alun John A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry (Llanrwst, 1991)

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
Craig Ddu Slate Quarries Company | Archives
Slate industry | Wales | Blaenau Ffestiniog

Personal names

Corporate names
Craig Ddu Slate Quarries Company

Places
Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales)

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