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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Celynin Nursing Association and Dolgellau nursing papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/545

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Celynin Nursing Association Papers

Short Title: Celynin Nursing Association and Dolgellau nursing papers

Creation date(s): 1860-1966

Level of description: Fonds


Name of creator(s): Celynin Nursing Association; Girl's Friendly Society, Arthog branch; Arthog Sick Helpers; Dolgelley District Nursing Association


Administrative/Biographical history: The Celynin Nursing Association provided healthcare support during the 20th century. The Association was active from 1920-1966 in the area of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire. Arthog and Llwyngwril District, its predecessor, was a branch of the Dolgelley District Nursing Association. Arthog Sick Helpers was active from 1910. Arthog Girl's Friendly Society was active from 1860.


Scope and content/abstract: Celynin Nursing Association visit books, 1920-1937; case books, 1920-1938; time books, 1924-1938; minute books, 1920-1966; attendance registers, 1942-1948; postage books, 1942-1943; annual reports, 1920-1953; Arthog and Llwyngwril District minute books, 1914-1923; Arthog Sick Helpers minute books, 1910-1917; annual report of various nursing associations, 1911-1953; treasurer's papers, 1921-1965; Arthog Girls' Friendly Society registers, 1860-1922; files, 1935-1948; correspondence, 1939-1962; Merioneth County Nursing Association handbooks and programmes, 1941-1944; and population table, 1951-1959.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers, minute books, reports; minute books; annual reports; treasurer's papers; miscellaneous; and additional deposits.

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.


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:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds includes earlier records accumulated by the Association.

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), Celynin Nursing Association Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004.

Friendly societies | Wales | Gwynedd
Nurses | Wales | Gwynedd
Nursing | Wales | Gwynedd
Women | Wales | Gwynedd | Societies and clubs

Personal names

Corporate names
Arthog Sick Helpers
Celynin District Nursing Association
Dolgelley District Nursing Association | Arthog and Llwyngwril District
Girls' Friendly Society | Arthog branch

Arthog (Wales)
Dolgellau (Wales)
Llangelynnin (Gwynedd, Wales)
Llwyngwril (Wales)

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