Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Casgliad Mrs Ellen Williams

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4926, XS/2377

Held at:

Title: Casgliad Mrs Ellen Williams

Short title: Williams, Ellen, Mrs, casgliad (collection)

Dates of creation: 1905-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 338 items

Name of creator(s): Ellen Williams


Administrative and biographical history: Mrs Ellen Williams (née Owen, fl. 1907-1977) lived at 21 William Street, Bangor, Caernarfonshire. She married Richard Williams and they had a daughter, Mair.


Scope and content: Papers of Ellen Williams, 1905-1977, including copies of Arvon Deanery Magazine/Cylchgrawn Deoniaeth Arfon, 1957-1977; programmes and other items relating to Bangor Cathedral, St Mary's Church Bangor, Eglwys y Groes, Maesgeirchen, and other religious bodies, 1916-1977; programmes and other ephemera relating to schools and colleges in the Bangor area, 1914-1968, to the Eisteddfod, 1943-1971, Bangor Festival Queen and other events in Bangor, 1909, 1951-1973; ration books, 1953-1954; newspaper cuttings of news stories relating to Bangor and to the Royal Family, 1937-1977; historical notes, genealogical papers and family trees relating mainly to Caernarfonshire and Anglesey, [20th century]; Sunday School certificates of Ellen Owen, 1907-1910; family and other photographs, 1905-1939; Second World War gas mask, [1939x1945].


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: certificates; religion; temperance; education; Urdd; eisteddfodau; events in Bangor; Bangor Festival Queen; Second World War; newspaper cuttings; historical notes and genealogical papers; family trees; the Royal Family; miscellaneous; curios; 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.
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, Casgliad Mrs Ellen Williams, rhestr (Collection of Mrs Elen Williams, catalogue).

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

Date(s) of description: September 2004



Anglesey (Wales) | History

Bangor (Wales) | Press coverage

Church in Wales. | Diocese of Bangor | Periodicals

Gwynedd (Wales) | Genealogy

Gwynedd (Wales) | History

Printed ephemera | Wales | Bangor

Williams, Ellen, | of Bangor | Archives

Windsor, House of | Press coverage

Personal names

Williams, Ellen, of Bangor

Corporate names

Church in Wales | Diocese of Bangor