Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of Emrys Hughes, Borth-y-Gest

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/531

Held at:

Title: Papers of Emrys Hughes, Borth-y-Gest

Short title: Hughes, Emrys, of Borth-y-Gest, research papers

Dates of creation: 1848-1956 (accumulated [1943]-1956)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Emrys Hughes (surveyor)

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Emrys Hughes (fl. 1943-1956), of Borth-y-Gest, Ynyscynhaearn, Caernarfonshire, was the son of a ship's captain. He moved to Delph, Lancashire, and worked as a surveyor. Hughes researched the history of ships in the Porthmadog area and compiled a gazetteer of ships. His work was edited by Aled Eames and published as Porthmadog Ships in 1975.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers collected by Emrys Hughes of Borthygest, 1848-1956, including correspondence, 1943-1956; notes, 1944-1946; papers relating to shipping, 1859-[c. 1928]; papers relating to ship insurances, 1863-1924; newspapers cuttings, 1910-1952; and miscellaneous papers, 1848-1944.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Correspondence of Emrys Hughes; Notes compiled by Emrys Hughes; Material collected by Emrys Hughes relating to shipping; Papers collected by Emrys Hughes relating to ship insurances; Newspaper cuttings; and 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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Publication note: Hughes, Emrys and Eames, Aled, Porthmadog Ships (Caernarfon, 1975)

Note: Title supplied from collector of fonds. The archive contains earlier records collected by Hughes in the course of his research.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers of Emrys hughes, Borth-y-Gest, catalogue; Hughes, Emrys and Eames, Aled, Porthmadog Ships (Caernarfon, 1975). Emrys Hughes is not the MP (1894-1969).

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

Date(s) of description: August 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Porthmadog (Wales) | History

Shipping | Wales | Gwynedd

Ships | Wales | Porthmadog

Personal names

Hughes, Emrys

Corporate names

Places

Porthmadog