Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Bron y Fuches Records
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1236
Held at: Caernarfon Record Office
Title: Bron y Fuches Records
Short title: Bron y Fuches records
Dates of creation: 1842-1957
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.02 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Williams family of Bron y Fuches, Dinorwig
Administrative and biographical history: William Morris Williams (c. 1812-1900), of Bron y Fuches, was an employee of Dinorwig Quarry in Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfonshire. A nephew lived in New York and Scranton, USA, in 1874. William Morris Williams's son, William Morris, was one of the founder members of the Dinorwic Economic Loan & Deposit Society in 1857, but lived at Tonyrefail, Glamorgan, by 1890-1891.
Scope and content: Records mainly relating to Bron y Fuches, Dinorwig, and the Williams family. They include diaries and copies of diaries of William Morris Williams, 1842-1894, and of his nephew from New York and Scranton, 1874; letters, mainly from T. G. M. Luckock of Upper Berwick, Shrewsbury, 1857-1860, relating to the Green and Ty Du slate quarries, Llanberis; memorial cards, memorial articles and elegies, 1860-1894; and sermons and programmes for religious services and pilgrimages, 1907-1957.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English and Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically within record type
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, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the Caernarfon Record Office have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfonshire Record Office, Catalogue of Bron y Fuches Records.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2002; amended June 2005