Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/3607
Title: Casgliad Tynyffordd
Short title: Tynyffordd, casgliad (collection)
Dates of creation: 1881-1957 (mainly 1907-1937)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 420 items
Name of creator(s): William Hughes, Tynyffordd
Administrative and biographical history: William Hughes (1845-1934) of Tynyffordd, Efailnewydd, Llannor, Caernarfonshire, was a farmer who also sold milk and had two threshers for hire. He was an elder of Capel Berea (MC) in Efailnewydd. He died on 3 August 1934. His son was Robert Owen Hughes.
Scope and content: Papers of William Hughes and Robert Owen Hughes, Tynyffordd, 1881-1957, including diaries, 1911-1937; correspondence, 1884, 1910-1937; financial records, 1907-1957, including bills and receipts, 1912-1937; programmes for meetings of Lleyn and Eifionnydd Calvinistic Methodists, 1912-1933; papers relating to Capel Berea, 1911-; notes on sermons, -, and other religious papers, 1895-1933; genealogical notes on the Hughes family, -; poetry mainly by William Hughes, -; agricultural papers, [c. 1907]-936; miscellaneous personal papers, 1881-; family photographs, 1927-1932.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: Welsh, English
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: diaries; correspondence; financial records; religious; miscellaneous; 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.
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 domicile of subject 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, Casgliad Tynyffordd/Tynyffordd Collection, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2004