Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/6914
Held at: Caernarfon Record Office
Title: Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth
Short title: Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr], Criccieth, papers
Dates of creation: 1822-1918
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.06 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth
Administrative and biographical history: In the 1891 census William Watkin's occupation was noted as farmer/land agent. He died in 1895. His son was William Williams Watkin.
Scope and content: Estate papers of the Watkin family of Muriau, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire, comprising deeds, 1822-1907, financial records relating to properties, 1848-1918, financial records of the Watkin family, family correspondence, 1890-1910, and photographs, [c. 1845], [c. 1885].
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
Physical characteristics and technical requirements: Some of the title deeds and plans are torn and brittle.
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: title deeds and plans; financial records regarding property; family correspondence; miscellaneous; and photographs (XS 3071/1-2).
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
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 the Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth.
Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition, AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: March 2002