Records from the Liberal Club building, Caernarfon

Scope and Content

Records from Caernarvon Liberal Club, Caernarfon, 1782-1951, comprising Caernarvon Liberal Club records, 1888-1951, and other political records, [1883]-[1935]; and records and papers not relating to politics, including maritime records relating mainly to 'Sybil Wynne', [c. 1815]-1889; records of Thomas and Edwards Mineral Water Co., 1887-[1933]; religious music and lyrics collected for the pamphlet 'Tonau a gynnigwyd' (1983), 1869-1893; and miscellaneous papers, 1782-1934.

Administrative / Biographical History

Caernarfon Liberal Club was established by 1888, in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. In addition to maintaining its own records, it collected material relating to local politics, and also accumulated papers of D. T. Edwards, innkeeper, of Drum Inn, Caernarfon, owner of the brig 'Sybil Wynne', lost off Andglass, Ireland, in 1884. Castle Mineral Water Works, was situated at Balaclava Road, Caernarfon, operated by D. O. Edwards for Thomas and Edwards Mineral Water Company.


Arranged into the following : Caernarfon Liberal Club records; political records; maritime records; records of 'Thomas and Edwards' Mineral Water Co.; Tonau a gynnigwyd; and miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Records from the Liberal Club building, Caernarfon

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. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarvon Record Office have been retained


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Caernarfon Record Office, Ships Registers and Crew Lists, contain further information on the 'Sybil Wynn'.

Geographical Names