Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Caernarfonshire Official Maps and Plans

Reference code(s): GB 0219 OFFANS

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Title: Caernarfonshire Official Maps and Plans

Short title: Caernarfonshire official maps and plans

Dates of creation: 1774-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Caernarfonshire Record Office


Administrative and biographical history: Caernarfonshire Record Office accumulated a collection of maps and plans mainly relating to statutory undertakings in Caernarfonshire.


Scope and content: Maps and plans and associated records relating to Caernarfonshire, 1774-1949, including bridges, 1815-1878; contractors' bonds relating to bridges, 1774-1900; electric lighting, 1894-1925; gas and water, 1821-1927; harbours and piers, 1845-1915; railways, 1824-1925; road diversions, 1776-1939; and miscellaneous papers, 1795-1949.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: bridges; electric lighting; gas and water; harbours and piers; railways; road diversions; and sundries.

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.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The arcghive comprises earlier material accumulated by the Record Office.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Official Maps and Plans, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: September 2004



Bridges | Wales | Gwynedd | Designs and plans

Gas companies | Wales | Gwynedd | Designs and plans

Harbours | Wales | Caernarvonshire | Designs and plans

Railways | Wales | Gwynedd | Designs and plans

Roads | Wales | Gwynedd | Designs and plans

Street lighting | Wales | Gwynedd | Designs and plans

Water-supply | Wales | Gwynedd | Designs and plans

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Caernarvonshire Record Office (Caernarvonshire, Wales)