Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Casgliad Owen a David Lloyd (Ychwanegol)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/7833, XM/9530, XS/3772

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Title: Casgliad Owen a David Lloyd (Ychwanegol)

Short title: Lloyd, Owen a David, casgliad (collection), ychwanegol (additional)

Dates of creation: 1845-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Owen Lloyd (1817-1891); David Lloyd ([1839]-1928)


Administrative and biographical history: Owen Lloyd (1817-1891) of Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire, was a master mariner. He was owner and master of the Brigantine Tyne, built at South Shields in 1867. Following Owen Lloyd's death, the Tyne was owned by his widow, Elizabeth (d. 1894), and his sons Owen Lloyd (d. 1895), mariner, and David Lloyd ([1839]-1928), shipbroker. David Lloyd sold the Tyne in 1916. In about 1874, Lloyd had another brig built, the W. W. Lloyd. This was shipwrecked in the Caribbean, though subsequently repaired.


Scope and content: Records of Owen and David Lloyd and family, 1845-1982, including business papers and general correspondence, 1845-1958, 1982; bills and receipts, 1858-1942; bank books, 1865-1929; printed books, 1878-[1978]; disbursement books, charter parties and other records relating to the Tyne, 1870-1915; account books relating to the W. W. Lloyd, 1879-1898; and photographs, 1879-[1974], including ships, Porthmadog and the Porthmadog football team.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: business papers and general correspondence; bills and receipts; bank books; printed books; miscellaneous (XM/9530); photographs (XS/3772); papers re. the Brigantine Tyne (XM/7833).

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 presumably supplied from name of donor. Some items relating to the Lloyd family postdate the death of David Owen.

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 Annie Lloyd (Ychwanegol), rhestr (Annie Lloyd Collection (Additional), catalogue).

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

Date(s) of description: October 2004



Lloyd, Owen, | of Porthmadog, | 1817-1891 | Archives

Porthmadog (Wales) | Photographs

Ship brokers | Wales | Porthmadog

Square-riggers | Wales | Porthmadog

Personal names

Lloyd, David, ca. 1839-1928, of Porthmadog

Lloyd, Owen, 1817-1891, of Porthmadog

Corporate names

Tyne (Ship)

W. W. Lloyd (Ship)