Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Glanrhyd Papers (Additional)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4889

Held at: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Glanrhyd Papers (Additional)

Short title: Glanrhyd papers (additional deposit)

Dates of creation: 1839-1987

Level of description: Fonds

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

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


Administrative and biographical history: Glanrhyd is in the parish of Edern, Caernarfonshire. J. E. Roberts of Glanrhyd played a prominent role in the religious and agricultural life of Llyn.


Scope and content: Papers for the locality of Edern, Caernarfonshire, including records of the Porthdinllaen branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1949-1979, of which J. E. Roberts of Glanrhyd was a leading member; agricultural records, 1947-1981, including papers relating to the South Caernarfon Creameries acquired by J. E. Roberts; religious papers, 1839-1987, concerning various chapels and minister of religion in Caernarfonshire; papers of J. E. Roberts 1959-1981; papers of the estate of Laura Roberts, Bryn Rhydd, Edern, 1881-1926, and photographs.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into the following:: agricultural records; religious records; Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Porthdinllaen branch; miscellaneous and photographs (XS2389); additional deposit in Feb. 1985 (XM 4889 250-253) arranged into papers of and relating to the estate of John Evan Roberts of Brynmor, Bangor; additional deposit in June 1985 (XM 4889 254-263) arranged into memorandum and Articles of Association, vehicle insurance policies, and copies of 'Yma a Thraw'; and additional deposit in Oct. 1993 (XM 4889 264-266) of 'Yma a Thraw'.

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, GB 0219 XM/4889 XS/2389 (Glanrhyd Papers).


Note: Title supplied from domicile of the family which accrued the papers

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: personal information from Glyn Parry of the National Library of Wales

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

Date(s) of description: March 2002



Creameries | Wales | Gwynedd

Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd

Roberts, J. E., | (John Evan) | of Edern | Archives

Roberts, Laura, | of Bryn Rhydd, Edern | Archives

Royal National Lifeboat Institution | Wales | Porthdinllaen | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Roberts, J. E. (John Evan), of Edern

Roberts, Laura, of Bryn Rhydd, Edern

Corporate names

Royal National Lifeboat Institution | Porthdinllaen branch

South Caernarfon Creameries






Porth Dinllaen