Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/10633

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Title: Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Papers

Short title: Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, papers

Dates of creation: [1854]-1879

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Benjamin Llewelyn Vawdrey

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers relating to Castell Slate Quarry, [1854]-1879, including deeds, 1861-1877; and correspondence, 1862-1879.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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.
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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Gwynedd

Slate industry | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives

Personal names

Vawdrey, Benjamin Llewelyn, fl. 1862

Corporate names

Castell Slate Quarry

Places

Beddgelert

Castell