Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Glanrhyd Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4889 XS/2389

Held at: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Glanrhyd Papers

Short title: Glanrhyd papers

Dates of creation: 1780-1964 (predominantly 1826-1918)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.20 cubic metres (15 boxes). Extent includes Glanrhyd Papers (Additional)

Name of creator(s): Hughes family of Glanrhyd, Edern


Administrative and biographical history: The Rev. Griffith Hughes of Glanrhyd, Edern, Caernarfonshire, was born in 1804, the eldest son of Capt. John Hughes of the ship Palmyra and his wife Elizabeth. He was ordained in 1839, and in the same year married Margery Owens. After her death in 1843, he married Hannah Roberts in 1846 by whom he had two children, Catherine, born in 1847 and John, born in 1849. The Rev. Griffith Hughes died in 1884.


Scope and content: Papers of the Hughes family of Glanrhyd, Edern, Caernarfonshire, including papers of the Rev. Griffith Hughes, 1829-1884, including papers relating to the schooner Luther; papers of Captain John Hughes of the ship Palmyra , 1826-1833; and papers of Griffith Hughes's son, the Rev. John Hughes, 1888-1918. See also arrangement field.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into the following: papers of the Rev. Griffith Hughes; papers of Captain John Hughes, Palmyra, his wife Elizabeth and their son, Captain John Hughes; papers of the Rev. John Hughes, son of the Rev. Griffith Hughes; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected


Related units of description: Further papers relating to Glanrhyd are Caernarfon Record Office, XM/4889 (Glanrhyd Papers (Additional)).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of Glanrhyd Papers.

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

Date(s) of description: March 2002



Hughes family, | of Glanrhyd | Archives

Personal names

Hughes family, of Glanrhyd

Hughes, Griffith, 1804-1884, of Glan-rhyd

Hughes, John, 1849-1936

Hughes, John, fl. 1804-1833, Captain

Corporate names

Luther (Ship)

Palmyra (Ship)