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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
County Record Office miscellaneous collection

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/781

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: County Record Office Miscellaneous Collection

Short Title: County Record Office miscellaneous collection

Creation date(s): 1596-1970

Level of description: Fonds


Name of creator(s): Merioneth County Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Merioneth County Council, based in Dolgellau, Merionethshire, was formed under the Local Government Act 1888. It established a County Records Office in XXXX which collected material relating to the county and elsewhere. Miscellaneous typescript and copied material (not forming part of a large collection) was filed by parish.


Scope and content/abstract: Typescript copies, photostats and notes from Llanelltyd, 1902; Llanfachreth, 1735; Llandanwg, 1867, 1878; Brithdir/Brithdir ac Islawrdref, 1763, c.1868, 1929, 1959, 1961; Corwen, undated-1850; Harlech, 1947; Llangelynin, 1956, 1970; Dolgellau, 1676, 1789, 1908, 1911, 1934, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1961, 1968-1969; Bala, 1950, 1965, 1969; Argyllshire, West Sussex, 1967-undated; Barmouth, 1947; Llansanffraid, 1928; Llanfor/Llanycil, 1939; Llandderfel, 1888-undated; Llanuwchllyn, 1910-1955; Llanenddwyn, undated; Llanaber, 1947, 1956; Mallwyd, 1780-1867, 1938; Trawsfynydd, 1968; Ffestiniog, 1950; Talsarnau, 1906, general correspondence, 1956-1957; Talyllyn, 1961; Pennal, 1763; Merionethshire, 1684, ?1702-1703, 1849-1877, 1535, 1906, 1940, 1950, 1961, including Merioneth Quarter Sessions order book, 1872-1892, County Council minute books, 1889-1893; Merioneth County Sheriffs and MP's, 1536-1964, Clerks of the Peace, 1783-1956, lists of inns, 1759-1826; and documents of Nannau interests, 1596-1825.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged by parish.

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: Transferred from the County Record Office files, 11 May 1971.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), County Record Office Miscellaneous Collection.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004.

Court records | Wales | Merioneth
Great Britain. | Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Merioneth) | Archives
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