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Conwy Archive Service
Llandudno Library collection

Reference code(s): GB 2008 CX4016

Held at: Conwy Archive Service

Title: Llandudno Library Collection

Short Title: Llandudno Library collection

Creation date(s): [1607]-1980 (accumulated 1864-1980)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1.5 cubic metres (52 boxes, 3 vols at October 2003)

Name of creator(s): Llandudno Library


Administrative/Biographical history: The papers were collected by Llandudno Public Library, Caernarfonshire, partly from records of Llandudno Borough Council and the Library, and partly from societies including the Llandudno and District Field Club, and The New Circle Society, Llandudno.


Scope and content/abstract: Collection of Llandudno Library, Caernarfonshire, including scrapbook for the Borough Council of Conway, [1948]-1958; records relating to Llandudno Library, 1864-1965; records relating to the local government, 1860-1957; Llandudno and District Field Club, 1906-1968; Llandudno Convalescent Home, 1902-1954; clubs and societies, [1863]-1962; papers relating to tourism, 1904-1980; material relating to entertainment, [1866]-[1969]; papers relating to Sheep Dog Trials, 1927-1989; newspaper cuttings and magazine articles, [c.1855]-[1963]; maps, plans and charts, [1607]-[1956]; and photographs, [1835]-1963.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged by type and date.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Conwy Archives Service.

Language codes: engwel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are regularly received.

Archival history: Deposited with Gwynedd Archives Service, 1982-1992.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from Gwynedd Archive Service, 2000.


Related material: Photographs with this collection are Conwy Archive Service, CP2224


Note: Title supplied from name of collector

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Conwy Archives Service, Llandudno Library Collection, 1982; Conwy County Borough Council website (, viewed 17 October 2003 ; United Kingdom European Regional Directory website (, viewed 17 October 2003; Llandudno Museum website (, viewed 17 October 2003; Archives Hub website (, viewed 17 October 2003; Jones, Ivor Wynne, Llandudno, Queen of the Welsh Resorts (Bath 2003); Gwynedd Archives Service, Place Index: Restricted List of Place Names.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Clubs | Wales | Llandudno
Conwy (Wales). | Borough Council | Records and correspondence
Llandudno Convalescent Home | Records and correspondence
Llandudno and District Field Club | Records and correspondence
Public libraries | Wales | Llandudno
Recreation | Wales
Sheep dog trials | Wales
Societies | Wales | Llandudno
Tourism | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Conwy (Wales) | Borough Council
Llandudno Library

Llandudno (Wales)

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