Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Records from the Liberal Club building, Caernarfon

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/2070

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Title: Records from the Liberal Club building, Caernarfon

Short title: Caernarvon Liberal Club records and collection of Caernarfon papers

Dates of creation: 1782-1951 (accumulated [1888]-[1951])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium:

Name of creator(s): Caernarfon Liberal Club


Administrative and biographical history: Caernarfon Liberal Club was established by 1888, in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. In addition to maintaining its own records, it collected material relating to local politics, and also accumulated papers of D. T. Edwards, innkeeper, of Drum Inn, Caernarfon, owner of the brig 'Sybil Wynne', lost off Andglass, Ireland, in 1884. Castle Mineral Water Works, was situated at Balaclava Road, Caernarfon, operated by D. O. Edwards for Thomas and Edwards Mineral Water Company.


Scope and content: Records from Caernarvon Liberal Club, Caernarfon, 1782-1951, comprising Caernarvon Liberal Club records, 1888-1951, and other political records, [1883]-[1935]; and records and papers not relating to politics, including maritime records relating mainly to 'Sybil Wynne', [c. 1815]-1889; records of Thomas and Edwards Mineral Water Co., 1887-[1933]; religious music and lyrics collected for the pamphlet 'Tonau a gynnigwyd' (1983), 1869-1893; and miscellaneous papers, 1782-1934.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following : Caernarfon Liberal Club records; political records; maritime records; records of 'Thomas and Edwards' Mineral Water Co.; Tonau a gynnigwyd; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws 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. The catalogue is available online.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.


Related units of description: Caernarfon Record Office, Ships Registers and Crew Lists, contain further information on the 'Sybil Wynn'.


Note: Title supplied from collector of fonds. The fonds includes earlier records accumulated by the Liberal Club.

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 Records from the Liberal Club building, Caernarfon

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: August 2004.



Caernarfon Liberal Club | Archives

Church music | Wales | Caernarfon

Edwards, D. T. | (David T.), | b. 1849 or 50 | Archives

Liberalism | Wales | Gwynedd

Mineral waters | Wales | Caernarfon

Shipping | Wales | Caernarfon

Ships | Wales | Caernarfon

Thomas and Edwards Mineral Water Company | Archives

Personal names

Edwards, D. T. (David T.), b. 1849 or 50

Corporate names

Caernarfon Liberal Club

Sybil Wynne (Ship)

Thomas and Edwards Mineral Water Company