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
Administrative and biographical history: Plas Brereton is located in Caernarfon
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
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
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.
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