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Plas Carreg Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 PC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Plas Carreg Manuscripts

Short Title: Plas Carreg Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1522-1895

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 linear metres

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: Little is known of the Carreg family of Plas Carreg, Aberdaron, Caernarvonshire. Family members which feature successively in the collection include, William Carreg (alive 1581); Griffith Carreg (ob.1702); Evan Carreg (ob.1738); John Carreg of Cemais, co. Montgomery; Griffith Carreg (ob.1737); Robert Carreg of Caernarfon, a mercer; Robert Carreg Jones of Caernarfon (will dated 30 November 1781); Robert Thomas Carreg of Carreg and Cefn Mine (will dated 7 March 1842); Dorothy Carreg of Caernarfon and Castletown, Isle of Man and Robert Carreg of Carreg and Cefn Mine. The Carreg estate covered properties in the parish of Aberdaron and surrounding area, as well as in a few parishes in Merionethshire.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection of 210 items consisting of title deeds and allied documents, relating to miscellaneous properties in Nantgwnnadl, Tremorfa, Llanllawen, Isheli, Uwch Sely, Bodnithoedd, Rhiw, Aberdaron, Bodferin, Penllech and Bryncroes, co. Caernarfon. Also, covering properties in Llanaber and Llanddwywe, co. Merioneth, 1522-1884. Deeds covering particular properties include those relating to the Hendrefor estate (Llangwnnadl, Bodferin, Bryncroes, Aberdaron and Rhiw), 1587/8-1895; Llwyn Giffry, (Llanddwywe and Llanaber), 1683-98; Tir Dymeryn, Trefgwraig and Ty'r Toppyn (Aberdaron, Bryncroes a Llangwnnadl), 1701-1907; Carreg Demesne (Aberdaron), 1702-1805; Penygraig and Dalar Nant (Bodferin), 1761-1805; Sgubor (Bodferin), 1820-1835. Also included are rentals and accounts of the Carreg (and Hendrefor) estates, 1772-1860; miscellanea, including a book of reference to a survey of the Carreg estate, early 19th century.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: According to the type of document, then according to properties, then chronologically

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

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

Finding aids: Catalogue at item level mainly with some exceptions that are series level descriptions. Access Points

Language codes: latin and english


Accruals: None expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr W. Cradoc Davies, Pwllheli, September 1954.



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

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

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