Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Papers of Captain John Hughes, Brigydon, East Twthill, Caernarfon
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/6774; XS/3043
Title: Papers of Captain John Hughes, Brigydon, East Twthill, Caernarfon
Short title: Hughes, John, Captain, of Brigydon, Caernarfon, papers
Dates of creation: 1868-1939
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Information to be supplied
Name of creator(s): Captain John Hughes
Administrative and biographical history: John Hughes (fl. [c. 1898]-1947) of Brigydon, East Twthill, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, was master of the barques Altair and the Inverness during the early 20th century. The Inverness was lost while on a voyage to New Zealand in 1918, but Captain Hughes was absolved of blame. Following the incident he became master of several other vessels, including the S. S. Ravenspoint. He had a son, Jack Hughes, who was also a Captain.
Scope and content: Personal papers, 1868-1939, of Captain John Hughes of Brigydon, including letter books, 1909-1913; financial records, 1917-1933; correspondence, 1918-1919; newspaper cuttings, 1918-1931; printed books, 1868-1939; miscellaneous papers, 1910-1935; maps and plans, 1932-[c. 1941]; and photographs, 1912-[c. 1922].
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups, by deposit: Group One consists of personal papers; and Group Two consists of printed books, miscellaneous, maps and plans, and photographs.
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
Related units of description: Related material is Caernarfon Record Office, XM/8302 and XS/3558.
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 Captain John Hughes, Brigydon, East Twthill, Caernarfon, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004