Papers collected by Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris relating to those areas of southern Merionethshire, 1842-, including photographs and postcards, 1900-[1950s] and [n. d.], relating to agriculture, buildings, schools, railways and other transport, quarries, people and views mainly in the Corris and Aberllefenni areas; miscellaneous books, periodicals, programmes and other printed matter, 1864-1975; letters, 1906-1962; memorial cards, 1848-1920; records relating to local Friendly Societies, 1842-1946; oral history tapes, ; collections of hymns and other music, 1884-1925; programmes for various musical assemblies, 1885-1970; chapel annual reports, 1914-1927, 1967; Pwyllgor Eglwysi Efengylaidd Corris a'r Cylch minutes, 1924-1966; financial records of Corris and District Council of Churches, 1956-1982, vouchers and other miscellaneous financial records, 1904-1934; pand lans and sections of Corris cottages, [19th century]-[20th century].
Casgliad Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/DEE
- Dates of Creation1842-
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh English
- Physical DescriptionTo be supplied
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris ('the Pennal and Corris Historical Society') collected photographs and other historical items relating to the parishes of Pennal and Corris and surrounding area, in the southern part of Merionethshire.
Arranged into the following: agriculture; buildings; schools; railways and transport; quarries; people; views; miscellaneous photographs; letters, books, programmes and accounts; photograph album; list of items given with the deposit; oral history tapes; miscellaneous.
Deposited by the Rev. Geraint ap Iorwerth, Y Rheithordy, Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, on behalf of the Society.
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Cymdeithas Hanes Pennal a Corris, rhestr (catalogue).
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected