Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/10633
Title: Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Papers
Short title: Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, papers
Dates of creation: -1879
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Information to be supplied
Name of creator(s): Benjamin Llewelyn Vawdrey
Administrative and biographical history: Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, dates from the 18th century or earlier. In 1862, the quarry was part of the Vawdrey family estate in Caernarfonshire. Benjamin Llewelyn Vawdrey, of Middlewich, Cheshire, attempted to lease the quarry to several parties, including Richard Harrison, solicitor, of Holywell, Flintshire.
Scope and content: Papers relating to Castell Slate Quarry, -1879, including deeds, 1861-1877; and correspondence, 1862-1879.
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Some papers were removed by the donor prior to deposit in the Caernarfon Record Office.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: The papers were collected by Benjamin Llewelyn Vawdrey of Tushingham Hall, Cheshire.
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert Papers, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: July 2004