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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Old Shire Hall, Dolgellau, records

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/65

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Old Shire Hall, Dolgellau, Records

Short Title: Old Shire Hall, Dolgellau, records

Creation date(s): 1774-1950

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (15 items)

Name of creator(s): Griffith Adams and Williams, Solicitors, Dolgellau

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Y Sosban, the Old Shire Hall, Dolgellau, Merionethshire, was built in 1606, and included the local house of correction. In 1827, it was sold, following the construction of a new County Hall and Courthouse two years previously. The Old Shire Hall was owned by Sir Robert Williams Vaughan, 3rd Baronet, of Nannau, until his death in 1859. By 1909, the building was used as offices by David Oswald Davies, Solicitor. F rom 1909, the neighbouring premises housed Shop Goch until at least 1950.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and papers, 1774-1950, mainly relating to the Old Shire Hall, Dolgellau, including deeds, 1774-1909; and correspondence, 1948-1950.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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 and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau) (Z/M/65), catalogue; www.dolgellau.com homepage (http://www.dolgellau.net/index2.html), viewed 30 November 2004.

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
Deeds | Wales | Dolgellau

Personal names

Corporate names
Griffith, Adams and Williams
Nannau Estate (Wales)
Siop Goch (Shop : Dolgellau, Wales)

Places
Dolgellau (Wales)

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