Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Ivor E. Davies, Penmaenmawr, Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4046

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Title: Ivor E. Davies, Penmaenmawr, Papers

Short title: Davies, Ivor E., Penmaenmawr, papers

Dates of creation: 1706-1978 (accumulated [1935]-1978)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Ivor E. Davies


Administrative and biographical history: Ivor E. Davies (fl. 1933-1978) of Penmaenmawr, Caernarfonshire, researched the history of his local area, as well as the history of the quarrying industry in Wales.


Scope and content: Papers of and collected by Ivor E. Davies of Penmaenmawr, 1706-1978, including programmes and yearbooks, 1900-1950; correspondence, 1889-1971; research papers relating to industry, 1837-1975, including records of Welsh Granite Co. Ltd, 1900-1973; records relating to Penrhyn Quarry, 1800-1913; research papers relating to local history, 1706-1978; records relating to the Penyclip Road diversion, 1925-1935; maps, 1961; and miscellaneous papers, 1917-1969.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Programmes and yearbooks; Correspondence; Industry; Local history; Penyclip Road Diversion; O. S. Maps; Miscellaneous.

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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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds includes earlier records collected by Ivor Davies.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Mr Ivor E. Davies, Penmaenmawr/ Papers of Mr Ivor E. Davies, Penmaenmawr.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: July 2004



Davies, Ivor E., | of Penmaenmawr | Archives

Penmaenmawr (Wales) | History

Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Davies, Ivor E., of Penmaenmawr

Corporate names

Welsh Granite Company