Papers of Birch, Cullimore, and Douglas, of Friars, Chester, Solicitors

Scope and Content

Deeds and related documents, 1850-1931, relating mainly to property and land in Llandudno, 1874-1934; Caernarfon, 1872-1897; Criccieth, 1850-1872; Llanbeblig, 1866-1922; Llandwrog and Caernarfon, 1898-1907; Menai Straits and Caernarfon, 1890-1899; Penllech, 1888-1890; Penmachno, 1880-1897; and Penmaenmawr, 1903-1906.

Administrative / Biographical History

Birch, Cullimore and Douglas, of Friars, Chester, Cheshire, Solicitors, dealt with land and property in Caernarfonshire, especially in Llandudno. The firm and its antecedents, Helps, Birch, and Co. and Helps, Parker and Branch, accumulated a group of deeds and related documents during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Arranged into the following: Llandudno lands/properties, consisting of Abbey Road, Augusta Street, Chapel Street, Church Walls, Clements Street, Madoc Street, Mostyn Street, Mostyn Street/ Lloyd Street, Salisbury Road, Trinity Square, Trinity Street, Vaughan Street, Winllan Avenue, Hendre House, Little Orme's Head, and miscellaneous; and lands/properties in other towns/parishes, consisting of Caernarfon, Criccieth, Llanbeblig, Llandwrog/ Caernarfon, Menai Straits/ Bangor, Penllech, Penmachno, and Penmaenmawr.

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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers of Birch, Cullimore, and Douglas, of Friars, Chester, Solicitors, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


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