Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of Llewelyn T. Griffith

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/8020 and XS/3437

Held at:

Title: Papers of Llewelyn T. Griffith

Short title: Griffith, Llewelyn T., papers

Dates of creation: 1888-[c. 1955]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Llewelyn Trefan Griffith


Administrative and biographical history: Llewelyn Trefan Griffith (1865-[c.1955]), ship's engineer, later Chief Engineer, was born in Bangor, Caernarfonshire. He served his apprenticeship at the de Winton engineering works in Caernarfon, where he married and lived. He had one daughter, Eleanor.


Scope and content: Papers of Llewelyn T. Griffith, 1888-[c. 1955], including papers relating to his maritime career, 1888-[c. 1931]; correspondence, [c. 1904]-1953; miscellaneous papers, 1918-[c. 1955]; and photographs, 1907-1922.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Maritime career; Personal correspondence; Miscellaneous; Photographs; and Curios.

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.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers were used by Dr David Jenkins and he added some photocopies of register entries and photographs of ships mentioned in the papers.

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded


Related units of description: Related material is Caernarfon Record Office, XM/8011 and XS/3436


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, Papers of Llewelyn T. Griffith, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: August 2004



Marine engineers | Wales | Gwynedd

Shipping | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Griffith, Llewelyn T., 1865-1955

Corporate names