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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Williams, W. Pryce, of Tywyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/1094

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau W. Pryce Williams, Tywyn

Short Title: Williams, W. Pryce, of Tywyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1887-1958

Level of description: Fonds


Name of creator(s): Williams, W. Pryce, d. 1944


Administrative/Biographical history: William Pryce Williams (d. 1944) of Tywyn, Merionethshire, was the headmaster of Towyn Elementary School.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of W. Pryce Williams, 1863-1958, comprising printed flyers of local interests, 1887-1958, including lists of pupils at Towyn Council School, 1927-1936; family papers, 1894-1939; letters, 1894-1907; note books, 1863-1935; and miscellaneous papers, 1891-1955.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: printed flyers; family papers; letters; note books; and miscellaneous papers.

Conditions governing access: No restriction.

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: The papers passed to G. Felix Williams, Tywynfa, Tywyn, possibly a relative. some material was added after the death of W. Pryce Williams.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds contains material pre-dating the birth of W. Pryce Williams and post-dating his death.

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), Papurau W. Pryce Williams, Tywyn.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004

Education | Wales | Gwynedd | Records and correspondence
Gwynedd (Wales) | History
Teachers | Wales | Gwynedd
Williams, W. Pryce | (William Pryce), | d. 1944 | Correspondence

Personal names
Williams , W. Pryce (William Pryce) , d. 1944

Corporate names
Towyn British School (Merioneth, Wales)

Tywyn (Gwynedd, Wales)

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