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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Price, Emyr W., Dolgellau, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DBA

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau Emyr W. Price, Dolgellau

Short Title: Price, Emyr W., Dolgellau, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): [1796]-1931 (mainly 1865-1931)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 52 items

Name of creator(s): Emyr W. Price, Dolgellau


Administrative/Biographical history: Emyr Wyn Price (fl. 1973-1974), of Dolgellau, Merionethshire, was descended from the Price family of Corsygarnedd, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire. His ancestors included several Griffith Prices.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Emyr W. Price, [1796]-1931, including copies of Y Dydd, 1899-1931; essays and articles by Griffith Price, L. Price and others, some of which relate to Llanfachreth, 1891-1909; exercise books, [1796], 1878; items relating to Llanfachreth including account books of Seiloh Chapel, 1865-1890, Capel y Ffrwd annual reports, 1913-1923, minutes of Cymdeithas Ddiwylliadol Llanfachreth, 1906-1914, newspaper cuttings, 1896-1901, and sale catalogues, 1901.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Y Dydd; papers; and essays and articles.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The fonds conatins earlier materials collected by the depositor pre-dating his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Papurau Emyr W. Price, Dolgellau/The Emyr W. Price Papers, catalogue; Harris, Mary Corbett, Llanfachreth - bygones of a Merioneth parish (Dolgellau, 1973).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Gwynedd (Wales) | Newspapers
Llanfachreth (Wales) | History
Price family, | Corsygarnedd | Archives
Religious institutions | Wales | Llanfachreth

Personal names
Price , Emyr W. (Emyr Wyn)
Price family , Corsygarnedd

Corporate names
Y Dydd

Llanfachreth (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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