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.
David Pritchard Papers
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- ReferenceGB 219 XM/477
- Dates of Creation1847-1948 (mainly 1880-1948)
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh English
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Administrative / 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.
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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.
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