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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Moel Fferna Slate Quarry, Glyndyfrdwy, records

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/990

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Moel Fferna Slate Quarry, Glyndyfrdwy, Records

Short Title: Moel Fferna Slate Quarry, Glyndyfrdwy, records

Creation date(s): 1876-1948

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Moel Fferna Slate Quarry

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Moel Fferna slate quarry, an underground working mine, was opened in the 1860s, in Glyndyfrdwy, Merionethshire. It closed in 1960. It is not clear by which company it was operated.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Moel Fferna Slate Quarry, 1876-1939, comprising registers of male young persons, 1876-1948; list of persons, 1889-1897; and reports of state of workings, 1903-1939.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: registers; lists; and reports.

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 records came into the possession of P. J. Appleton, Esq., Pentre, Wrexham.

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), Moel Fferna Slate Quarry, Glyndyfrdwy Records; Richards, Alun John, Slate quarrying in Wales (Llanrwst, 1995); Richards, Alun John, A Gazetteer 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
Moel Fferna Slate Quarry | Archives
Slate industry | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Moel Fferna Slate Quarry

Places
Glyndyfrdwy (Wales)

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