Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Papurau Gelli'r Ynn
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4170
Title: Papurau Gelli'r Ynn
Short title: Gelli'r Ynn, Beddgelert, papurau (papers)
Dates of creation: 1831-1980
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium:
Name of creator(s): Ellen Gellrina Jones
Administrative and biographical history: The house of Gelli'r Ynn is in Nantmor, a hamlet in Beddgelert, Merionethshire. Copper and titanium are mined in the district. Cadwaladr Owen of Gelli'rynn (d. 1884) was married to Catherine; they had 2 daughters, Anne and Sarah. Anne (d. 1950) was married to Rees Jones (d. 1903), of Arthur Temperance, Beddgelert, a gatekeeper and grocer. Sarah (d. 1949) married James William Pallant of Gellirynnisaf, a carrier and coal merchant, in 1900. In 1923, Snowdon Mountain Tramroad and Hotel Co. Ltd. purchased lands in Cwm Bychan and Gelli'r Ynn farms from Owen Cadwaladr Owen. In 1926 a land tenancy adjoining the Welsh Highland Railway at Nantmor was agreed between the Snowdon Mountain Tramroad and Hotel Co. Ltd., London and the Nantmor Copper Co. Ltd. In January 1930, Owen C. Owen became the new owner of the Snowdon Tramroad Co. In 1932-1933, there was a court case between Nantmor Copper Co. Ltd and Owen Cadwaladr Owen. In 1950, the esate of Anne Jones was administered by her niece, Anne Pallant of Glascoed (d. 1980). Mrs Ellen Gellrina Jones acted as executrix for Annie Pallant, her cousin; she was the daughter of Owen Cadwaladr Owen.
Scope and content: Papers relating to Gelli'r Ynn, Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, 1831-1980, comprising deeds, 1884-1980; documents realting to Nantmor Copper Co. Ltd and Snowdon Mountain Railway Co., 1923-1951; letters, 1911-1952; receipts, bills, etc., 1893-1933; sales catalogues, 1920-1921, 1928; maps and plans, 1896-19; memorial cards, death and birth certificates, etc., 1882-1950; newspaper cuttings, 1902-1967; miscellaneous papers , 1864-1970; printed books, 1831-1889; and photographs [20th century].
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: Welsh, English
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds; documents concerning the Nantmor Copper Co. Ltd and the Snowdon Mountain Railway Co.; letters; receipts, bills, etc.; sales catalogues; maps and plans; memorial cards, death and birth certificates, etc.; newspaper cuttings; various; printed books; and photographs
Conditions governing access: Restricted access. Written consent of depositor required.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarvon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Note: Title supplied from contents 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 Papurau Gelli'r Ynn
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: August 2004