Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/3300
Title: Watkin Papers
Short title: Watkin papers
Dates of creation: 1771-1919
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (107 items)
Name of creator(s): Watkin family of Muriau, Criccieth
Administrative and biographical history: The Watkin family of Muriau Mawr, owned land in Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, in the 19th and 20th centuries. William Watkin, mariner, married Ann Roberts of Parkin, Criccieth, in 1819. By the late 19th century, William Watkin (d.1895), farmer and land agent lived at Muriau Mawr. His son was William Williams Watkin.
Scope and content: Deeds and related papers collected by the Watkin family of Muriau Mawr, 1771-1919, including deeds relating to the parish of Criccieth, 1814-1919; Llanbeblig, 1809-1844; Llandwrog, 1771-1892; miscellaneous papers, 1857-1913.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Deeds relating to the parish of Criccieth; Deeds relating to the parish of Llanbeblig; Deeds relating to the parish of Llandwrog; Deeds relating to the parish of Llanllyfni; Miscellaneous papers.
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded
Related units of description: The main Watkin family archive is Caernarfon Record Office, XM/6914
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Watkin/ Watkin Papers, catalogue; Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2004