Cofnodion Merched y Wawr Sir Benfro/Preseli a Deau Penfro

Scope and Content

Records of Merched y Wawr Sir Benfro/Preseli a Deau Penfro, 1969-1996, including minutes, 1970-1996; correspondence, 1976-1996; committee minutes, [1980s]; National Council minutes, 1969-1988; and Merched y Wawr Dyfed minutes, 1980-1990.

Administrative / Biographical History

The national movement Merched y Wawr and the magazine Y Wawr were started by Zonia Bowen in 1967. It is a Welsh-speaking society for women, with over 250 local branches grouped into rhanbarthau (regions), including the Sir Benfro/Preseli a Deau Penfro (Pembrokeshire/Preseli and South Pembrokeshire) regions.


Arranged into the following: minutes; miscellaneous; other minutes; and correspondence.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited, 1999.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Merched y Wawr Sir Benfro/Preseli a Deau Penfro, catalogue; Merched y Wawr website (, viewed 1 July 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names