Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Gwynedd County Council Deeds
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XCG
Title: Gwynedd County Council Deeds
Short title: Gwynedd County Council collection of Caernarfonshire deeds
Dates of creation: 1680-1968 (accumulated 1974-1996)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium:
Name of creator(s): Gwynedd County Council
Administrative and biographical history: Gwynedd County Council was established in 1974 as the local authority for Gwynedd, which from 1974 until 1996 comprised the old counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire. Bangor, Pentir, Llangian, Llangwstenin, Llanllyfni, Llanrbos, Llanrug, Llanwnda and Penmachno were parishes in Caernarfonshire in which the Council owned property, receiving older deeds realting to the land.
Scope and content: Deeds from the parishes of Bangor and Pentir, 1833-1968; Llangian, 1772-1899; Llangwstenin, 1919-1948; Llanllyfni, 1897, 1913; Llanrhos, 1896-1925 ; Llanrug, 1786-1946; Llanwnda, 1863-1923; Penmachno, 1885-1916; township of Pwllheli, 1887, Conwy, 1859-1907; Porthmadog, 1855-1901; Caernarfon, 1680-1944; and Bangor (town), 1884-1897.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into: parishes of Bangor and Pentir; township of Conwy; parish of Llangian; parish of Llangwstenin; parish of Llanllyfni; parish of Llanrhos; parish of Llanrug; parish of Llanwnda; parish of Penmachno; township of Pwllheli; Bangor, Caernarfon and Porthmadog.
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 and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Note: Title supplied from collector of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the County Council Deeds and Gwynedd County Council- old title deeds.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: July 2004