Papers relating to Castell Slate Quarry, -1879, including deeds, 1861-1877; and correspondence, 1862-1879.
Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Papers
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- ReferenceGB 219 XM/10633
- Dates of Creation-1879
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, dates from the 18th century or earlier. In 1862, the quarry was part of the Vawdrey family estate in Caernarfonshire. Benjamin Llewelyn Vawdrey, of Middlewich, Cheshire, attempted to lease the quarry to several parties, including Richard Harrison, solicitor, of Holywell, Flintshire.
Source not recorded
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Castell Slate Quarry, Plasgwynant, Beddgelert Papers, catalogue.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply.
Some papers were removed by the donor prior to deposit in the Caernarfon Record Office.
The papers were collected by Benjamin Llewelyn Vawdrey of Tushingham Hall, Cheshire.
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