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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Campbell collection of Blaenau Ffestiniog papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/1044

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Campbell Papers

Short Title: Campbell collection of Blaenau Ffestiniog papers

Creation date(s): 1819-[c. 1840]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (2 items)

Name of creator(s): Campbell, A. H. K.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Ffestiniog is a parish and town in Merionethshire (later known as Blaenau Ffestiniog). The population of the parish grew rapidly in the 19th century with the development of the slate industry.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers deposited by Colonel A. H. K. Campbell relating to Blaenau Ffestiniong, Merionethshire, comprising notebook containing transcripts of vestry minutes and accounts, 1819-1926; amd manuscript history of the parish of Ffestiniog translated into Welsh, [c. 1840].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: notebook; and manuscript.

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 papers came into the possession of Col. A. H. K. Campbell.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Col. A. H. K. Campbell, Clerical Department, Dolgellau, 9th July 1973.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The fonds comprises earlier materials accumulated by the depositor.

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),Campbell Papers; Insight Guide to Wales (London, 1989).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Church records and registers | Wales | Ffestiniog
Ffestiniog (Wales) | History
Ffestiniog Parish Vestry | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Ffestiniog Parish Vestry

Places
Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales)
Ffestiniog (Wales)

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