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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Peryddon (J. H. Lloyd), papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/1480

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau Peryddon

Short Title: Peryddon (J. H. Lloyd), papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1799-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (159 items)

Name of creator(s): John Humphrey Lloyd ('Peryddon', b. 1884)


Administrative/Biographical history: J. H. (John Humphrey) Lloyd ('Peryddon', b. 1884) was a native of Bala, Merionethshire. During the First World War he served as a Private with the British Salonika Forces in Greece. He wrote short stories and novels (unpublished), and also collected materials relating to the history and culture of Bala.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Peryddon, 1799-1970, comprising original manuscripts, 1918-1947, including novels and short stories, 1938-1947, and notebooks relating to his army service, [1918]; cuttings from Y Rhedegydd, [20th century]; drawing book of I. D. Lloyd, [20th century]; magazines, programmes, pamphlets and other ephemera relating to the history and culture of Bala and Penllyn, 1838-1969, and the rest of Merionethshire, 1898-1962; and miscellaneous printed material, 1799-1970.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Peryddon notes and manuscripts; Bala and Penllyn ephemera; Merionethshire ephemera; and miscellaneous.

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: The papers came into the possession of Mr I. D. Lloyd, who added further items.

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Photographs, newspapers, etchings and printed books are also in Meirionnydd Archives. Papers deposited by J. H. Lloyd are Meirionnydd Archives, Z/M/288.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some of trhe material collected pre-date his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/1480), catalogue. J. Humphrey Lloyd is not the same as David Lloyd Davies, ('Dewi Glan Peryddon') d. 1881, poet, also of Bala.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Lloyd, J. H. | (John Humphrey), | b. 1884 | Archives
Printed ephemera | Wales | Gwynedd
Student newspapers and periodicals | Wales | Gwynedd
Welsh literature | 19th century
Welsh literature | 20th century
World War, 1914-1918 | Campaigns | Greece

Personal names
Lloyd , J. H. (John Humphrey) , b. 1884

Corporate names

Bala (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)
Penllyn (Gwynedd, Wales : rural district)

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