Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Garreg Fawr Deeds
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1457
Title: Garreg Fawr Deeds
Short title: Garreg Fawr deeds
Dates of creation: 1810-1933
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (47 items)
Name of creator(s): Garreg Fawr Slate and Mineral Co. Ltd
Administrative and biographical history: The Garreg Fawr Slate and Mineral Co. Ltd quarried a small pit, Garreg Fawr, in the parish of Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire, from the early 1800s. The quarry was worked sporadically until the mid 1880s, and then occasionally on a small scale until the 1930s. In 1872 the quarry was owned by Thomas Turner of Plas Bereton, Sir Llewelyn Turner of Parkia and Morgan Lloyd of London.
Scope and content: Deeds and related papers, 1810-1933, concerning the Garreg Fawr Slate and mineral quarries, Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Caernarfon Record Office
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: The papers came into the possession of Moses Griffith, Menai Bridge, Anglesey.
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, Garreg Fawr Deeds, catalogue; Richards, Alun John A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry (Llanrwst, 1991).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: November 2004