Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Plas Brereton Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/923

Held at: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Plas Brereton Papers

Short title: Plas Brereton papers

Dates of creation: 1829-1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.2 cubic metres (15 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Plas Brereton estate

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Plas Brereton is located in Caernarfon

CONTENT

Scope and content: Plas Brereton estate papers, 1852-1854, 1896-1966, including sale particulars, inventories,and maps, etc., household and other accounts, 1852-1954; legal and probate records, 1797-1918; family papers, 1846-1917; business records including correspondence relating to the Cilgwyn Quarry, Llanberis, Caernarfonshire, 1884-1911, papers of the Caernarfon Old Bank, 1802-1884, and records of the Arfon Shipping Company, 1877-1946; papers concerning Caernarfon Borough, harbours, etc., 1793-1903; papers of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, Caernarfon, 1863-1912; and papers of Captain William Thomas of Bodorgan, Anglesey, 1858-1892. See also arrangement field

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: sale particulars, inventories, etc. re Plas Brereton; household and other accounts; legal and probate records; miscellaneous family papers; educational; papers regarding Yacht Club; correspondence regarding Cilgwyn Quarry; miscellaneous correspondence; personalia; electoral papers; papers regarding Caernarfon Old Bank; records of Arfon Shipping Co.; papers of Captain Thomas of Bodorgan, Anglesey; miscellaneous papers regarding Caernarfon borough; newspaper cuttings regarding Caernarfon; miscellaneous newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous papers on local affairs and personalities; miscellaneous printed documents regarding religious matters; other miscellaneous newspaper cuttings; maps (X/M/maps/923); and photographs

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. The catalogue is available online.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Papers relating to Thomas Turner of Plas Brereton are Lloyds TSB Group Archives, B244. The main archive of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, Caernarfon, is Caernarfon Record Office, XD/72.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: March 2002


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Arfon Shipping Company | Records and correspondence

Banks and banking | Wales | Caernarfon

Boroughs | Wales | Caernarfon

Caernarfon Old Bank | Archives

Estate administration | Wales | Caernarfon

Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Llanberis

Royal Welsh Yacht Club | Records and correspondence

Shipping | Wales, North

Thomas, William, | of Amlwch Port, | 1822-1893 | Archives

Yacht clubs | Wales | Caernarfon

Personal names

Thomas, William, 1822-1893

Corporate names

Arfon Shipping Company

Caernarfon Old Bank

Caernarvon (Wales : Borough)

Plas Brereton Estate (Wales)

Royal Welsh Yacht Club

Places

Caernarfon

Caernarvonshire

Cilgwyn