J. V. Williams (County Valuer) Papers

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the Betws-y-Coed Waterworks, 1912-1914; Criccieth Waterworks, 1878-1907; Dolgellau Waterworks, 1881-1913; Llanberis Waterworks, 1894-1895; general waterworks, 1877-1912; Llandudno Pier Company, 1876-1907; industrial undertakings, 1876-1917, from various granite quarries, 1910-1913; aluminium works, 1912; iron ore mines, 1912; limestone quarry, 1901, 1917; slate quarries, 1886-1910; electricity, 1904-1912; railways, 1900-1912; roads and bridges, 1895-1919; inns and hotels, 1902-1913; schools, 1906-1912; universities and colleges, 1902, 1912; general valuation material, 1895-1916; specific properties, 1896-1906; personal papers of Idris V. Williams, 1900-1927; miscellaneous, 1848-1907.

Administrative / Biographical History

J. V. Williams was the County Valuation Officer in Caernarfonshire.


Arranged into the following: waterworks; piers; industrial undertakings; electricity; roads, roads and bridges; inns and hotels; schools; universities and colleges; valuation material in general; specific properties; personal-Idris V. Williams; miscellaneous.

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Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of J. V. Williams (County Valuer) Papers.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarvon Record Office have been retained.


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