Account books, 1827-1858; and letter books, 1894-1896.
County Works Account Book
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/169
- Dates of Creation1827-1896
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dolgelley (or Dolgellau) County Public Works Department were responsible for county roads, bridges and various construction projects, under the aupsices initiallly of the Court of Quarter Sessions and then, from 1881, of Merionethshire County Council (also known as Merioneth County Council). Among the county buildings were the Dolgelley County Gaol, House of Correction, Dolgelley County Hall, and various bridges.
Original order maintained.
Deposited by Gwilym Williams, Ffestiniog, 14th Nov. 1960
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Account Book re County Works.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright laws apply.
All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.