County Works Account Book

Scope and Content

Account books, 1827-1858; and letter books, 1894-1896.

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.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

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.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names