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Bangor University
Hendrefeinws Farm Diaries

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HEN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Hendrefeinws Farm Diaries

Short Title: Hendrefeinws Farm Diaries

Creation date(s): 1867-1924

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 33 items

Name of creator(s): Miss M.C. Hughes, her uncles Griffith Griffiths, and John (surname unavailable).


Administrative/Biographical history: Hendrefeinws, Fourcrosses, a large farm located at Chwilog, Caernarfonshire, North Wales. No further details available at present.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists mainly of farm diaries with entries relating to a range of daily and seasonal farm activities such as ploughing, fencing, sale of produce, letting of land and other subjects such as stock prices and weather conditions.
The diaries were kept by at least two people, that of John (surname unavailable) whose last entry was dated 20 August 1912 and his niece Miss M.C. Hughes who died in 1937.
The collection also contains general accounts and some personal diaries of Griffith Griffiths, Miss M.C. Hughes' maternal uncle, an army surgeon who served with the Indian army for many years. His diaries do not relate to the farm but contain details of his personal life after retirement.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material has been arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 2453-2485

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2001

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Farmers | Wales | Diaries
Surgeons | Wales | Diaries

Personal names
Griffiths , Griffith , d. 1924
Hughes , M. C. , d. 1937 , Miss

Corporate names

Chwilog (Wales)
Hendrefeinws, Fourcrosses (Pwllheli, Wales : Farm)

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