Papurau Griffith Williams, Minffordd

Scope and Content

Papers of Griffith Williams, 1815-1939, including reports, statistics and circulars relating to Calvinistic Methodism in Merionethshire, 1873-1920; Griffith Williams' diary, 1868-1936; miscellaneous account books, programmes, notebooks and other items relating to Minffordd and Penrhyndeudraeth, 1855-1933; handbooks, 1815, 1894; scrapbook of Griffith Williams, 1838-1939, relating to the social and religious life of Minffordd and Penrhyndeudraeth and containing letters, 1880-1923, eisteddfod programmes, 1878-1927, papers relating to Calvinistic Methodists and their Sunday Schools, 1877-1926, papers and articles relating to Festiniog Railway Company, 1861-1923, and to Merionethshire politics, 1865-1923, posters, 1886-1924, and newspaper cuttings, 1875-1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

Griffith Williams (fl. 1868-1939) of Bryntirion, Minffordd, Penrhyndeudraeth, Merionethshire, worked for the Festiniog Railway Company for over 50 years. He was a Calvinistic Methodist elder at Capel Minffordd and wrote a great many newspaper articles relating to Penrhyndeudraeth and Minffordd. Capel Minffordd opened in 1879.


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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

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Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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