Caernarfonshire Official Maps and Plans

Scope and Content

Maps and plans and associated records relating to Caernarfonshire, 1774-1949, including bridges, 1815-1878; contractors' bonds relating to bridges, 1774-1900; electric lighting, 1894-1925; gas and water, 1821-1927; harbours and piers, 1845-1915; railways, 1824-1925; road diversions, 1776-1939; and miscellaneous papers, 1795-1949.

Administrative / Biographical History

Caernarfonshire Record Office accumulated a collection of maps and plans mainly relating to statutory undertakings in Caernarfonshire.


Arranged into the following: bridges; electric lighting; gas and water; harbours and piers; railways; road diversions; and sundries.

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: Caernarfon Record Office, Official Maps and Plans, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names