Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, of Penlan Street, Pwllheli, Solicitor

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/7744; 8298

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Title: Papers of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, of Penlan Street, Pwllheli, Solicitor

Short title: Roberts, Ebenezer Morris, Solicitor, papers

Dates of creation: 1747-1873

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Solicitor


Administrative and biographical history: Ebenezer Morris Roberts [fl. 1842-1870] was a solicitor based in Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, from c.1859 until his final court appearance in March 1870. Roberts may have taken over from Cyril Williams (d. 1859), Solicitor and Notary, of Pwllheli, and previously worked for Williams.


Scope and content: Records of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Solicitor, 1747-1873, including deeds relating to lands in Caernarfonshire, 1747-1870; wills and probate, 1767-1868; legal papers, 1838-1870; correspondence, 1842-1870; accounts and receipts, 1840-1873; bonds, 1857-1865; certificates, 1857-1861; estate papers of John Ellis and heirs, 1800-1869; William Glynne Griffith and heirs, 1826-1862; George Hurdle and heirs, Nefyn, 1764-1844; Cyril Williams and heirs, 1842-1858; and Joseph Williams and heirs, Pwllheli, 1834-1867.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups: Group One, estates, title deeds, wills, legal papers, correspondence, accounts and receipts; and Group Two, title deeds, wills and probate, legal papers, correspondence, accounts and receipts and certificates.

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The records were stored in an outbuilding and no original order remained when they were deposited at the record office.

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds conatins earlier papers accumulated by Roberts in relation to his work.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Cyfreithwr Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli/ Papers of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Solicitor, Penlan Street, Pwllheli, catalogues.

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 | Gwynedd

Solicitors | Wales | Pwllheli | Archives

Wills | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Roberts, Ebenezer Morris, fl. 1842-1870

Corporate names