Papurau Walter Williams, Bodathro, Dinas Mawddwy

Scope and Content

Papers of Walter Williams, 1894-1965, comprising letters, minutes, plans and other papers relating to the building and running of Neuadd Bentref Dinas Mawddwy village hall, 1907, 1936-1965; papers relating to Eisteddfod Meirion Dolgellau, 1951-1956; papers relating to WEA classes, Dosbarth Allanol Dinas Mawddwy, 1954-1963, including historical notes by Bob Owen, Croesor; copies of Cymru'r Plant, 1894-1895.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mr Walter Williams (fl. 1966), of Dinas Mawddwy, Merionethshire, collected some papers relating to Neuadd Bentref Dinas Mawddwy (temporary village hall built in 1951, permanent building built in 1963). The Workers Educational Association (WEA) held evening classes in the village (Dosbarth Allanol Dinas Mawddwy); the tutors included Bob Owen, Croesor.


Arranged into the following: Eisteddfod Meirion Dolgellau; Dinas Mawddwy village hall; and evening classes.

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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


Accruals are not expected

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