Merioneth Newspaper Collection

Scope and Content

Newspapers relating to Merionethshire, 1857-1973, including Y Dydd, 1913-1969; The Cambrian News, 1874-1973; Y Seren, 1895-1962; Y Cyfnod, 1937-1973; Y Cymro, 1919-1962; Baner Ac Amser Cymru, 1884-1962; Y Rhedegydd, 1887-1951; Y Goleuad, 1869-1936; Towyn-on-Sea and Merioneth County Times, 1898-1901; Towyn Recorder, 1893-1899; Yr Adsain, 1941-1943; The Corwen Times, 1938-1973; The Barmouth and County Advertiser, 1894-1951; Baner Cymry, 1857-1859; The Daily Mail, 1897-1853; and miscellaneous papers, 1885-1961.

Administrative / Biographical History

A number of newspapers were produced in Merionethshire, including Y Dydd, in Dolgellau, Y Seren and Y Cyfnod in Bala, Y Rhedegydd in Blaenau Ffestiniog and Yr Adsain in Corwen.


Arranged by newspaper and date.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Y Casgliad Papurau Newyddion/ The Newspaper Collection, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names