Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

David Pritchard Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/477

Held at:

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)

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Beddgelert (Wales) | History

Fox hunting | Wales

Hunting and fishing clubs | Wales, North

Pritchard, David, | d. 1935 | Archives

Personal names

Pritchard, David, d. 1935

Corporate names

Places

Beddgelert

Caernarvonshire