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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Merioneth newspaper collection

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/N

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Merioneth Newspaper Collection

Short Title: Merioneth newspaper collection

Creation date(s): 1857-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Meirionnydd Archives


Administrative/Biographical history: A number of newspapers were produced in Merionethshire, including Y Dydd, in Dolgellau, Y Seren and Y Cyfnod in Bala, Y Rhedegydd in Blaenau Ffestiniog and Yr Adsain in Corwen.


Scope and content/abstract: Newspapers relating to Merionethshire, 1857-1973, including Y Dydd, 1913-1969; The Cambrian News, 1874-1973; Y Seren, 1895-1962; Y Cyfnod, 1937-1973; Y Cymro, 1919-1962; Baner Ac Amser Cymru, 1884-1962; Y Rhedegydd, 1887-1951; Y Goleuad, 1869-1936; Towyn-on-Sea and Merioneth County Times, 1898-1901; Towyn Recorder, 1893-1899; Yr Adsain, 1941-1943; The Corwen Times, 1938-1973; The Barmouth and County Advertiser, 1894-1951; Baner Cymry, 1857-1859; The Daily Mail, 1897-1853; and miscellaneous papers, 1885-1961.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged by newspaper and date.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Y Casgliad Papurau Newyddion/ The Newspaper Collection, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004

Gwynedd (Wales) | Newspapers

Personal names

Corporate names
Baner ac Amserau Cymru
Cambrian News
Seren (Bala, Wales)
Y Cyfnod
Y Cymro
Y Dydd
Y Faner

Merioneth (Wales)

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