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Bangor University
Government Evacuation Scheme Papers (Ffestiniog Area)

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GES

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Government Evacuation Scheme Papers (Ffestiniog Area)

Short Title: Government Evacuation Scheme Papers (Ffestiniog Area)

Creation date(s): 1939 May

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Not known

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: During the Second World War, arrangements were made by people in the Blaenau Ffestiniog area of Merionethshire, north Wales to welcome 200 refugees and accommodate them with local householders as part of the government evacuation scheme. This scheme was supported by local groups including the Blaenau Women's Institute, Garreg-ddu Calvinistic Methodist Vestry, Tanygrisiau and Manod council schools. One of the project's main organisers was Mrs K. Jones Roberts, a justice of peace and prominent citizen locally.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises a document describing arrangements for receiving 200 persons in the Blaenau Ffestiniog area of north Wales, May 1939.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: This item is 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 Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5260

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945 | Refugees | Wales | Blaenau Ffestiniog

Personal names
Jones-Roberts , Kate Winifred , 1889-1971

Corporate names
Blaenau Ffestiniog Women's Institute

Places

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