Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Sara Roberts, Pwllheli, Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/10681, XS/4072

Held at:

Title: Sara Roberts, Pwllheli, Papers

Short title: Roberts, Sara, of Pwllheli, papers

Dates of creation: 1634-1978

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Miss Sara Roberts, Pwllheli


Administrative and biographical history: Miss Sara Roberts (fl. 1918-1978) was a native of Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, and collected papers relating to the Eifionydd and Lleyn areas, particularly to local chapels and David Lloyd George (1863-1945).


Scope and content: Papers of Sara Roberts, 1634-1978, comprising programmes, booklets and other items of Pwlheli interest, [1860s]-1961; copies of The Pwllheli News, 1930-1939; notebooks of Sara Roberts and others relating to Pwllheli, [19th century]-[20th century]; deeds relating to Tŷ Mawr in Edern, Nefyn, Caernarfonshire, 1749-1830; items of historical Caernarfonshire interest, 1634-1973; records relating to the Lleyn and Eifionydd District of the Calvinistic Methodist Church, 1871-1973, and records relating to individual chapels, 1904-1976; sale catalogues, relating to properties in the Pwllheli and Lleyn areas, 1905-1961; newspaper cuttings and other items relating to David Lloyd George, 1900-1978; photographs, 1876-[1960s], of general Pwllheli interest and of Pwllheli Harbour scheme, people, chapels and Sunday Schools, schools and Lloyd George.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Pwllheli; deeds of Tŷ Mawr, Edern; miscellaneous items of historical interest; chapel records: Lleyn and Eifionydd District; individual chapels; sale catalogues; Lloyd George; photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers of the late Miss Sara Roberts of Pwllheli, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: September 2004



Deeds | Wales | Nefyn

Lloyd George, David, | 1863-1945

Pwllheli (Wales) | Photographs

Pwllheli (Wales) | Press coverage

Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd

Roberts, Sara, | of Pwllheli | Archives

Personal names

Roberts, Sara, of Pwllheli

Corporate names