Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
David Pritchard Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/477
Title: David Pritchard Papers
Short title: Pritchard, David, papers
Dates of creation: 1847-1948 (mainly 1880-1948)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (32 items)
Name of creator(s): David Pritchard (d. 1935)
Administrative and biographical history: David Pritchard (d. 1935) of Cwm Cloch, Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, wrote various essays concerning the history, old houses, placenames and inhabitants of the Beddgelert area, mainly for eisteddfodau and other competitions. He died 5 March 1935 at Rhyd-ddu, Betws Garmon, Caernarfonshire. Cymdeithas Difa Llwynogod was a society for the destruction of foxes in Beddgelert and Betws Garmon.
Scope and content: Papers of David Pritchard, 1847-1948, including notes and essays by Pritchard relating to the Beddgelert area, 1880-1932; journals, 1892-1895; newspapers and cuttings, 1886-1930; deed relating to Penmorfa, Caernarfonshire, 1847; and papers relating to Cymdeithas Difa Llwynogod, 1942-1948.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: Welsh, English
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
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.
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. Cymdeithas Difa Llwynogod papers postdate Pritchard's death.
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, David Pritchard Papers, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: November 2004