Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Watkin Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/3300

Held at:

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: The main Watkin family archive is Caernarfon Record Office, XM/6914

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd

Watkin family, | of Muriau | Archives

Personal names

Watkin family, of Muriau

Corporate names

Places

Criccieth

Llanbeblig

Llandwrog

Llanllyfni