Glanrhyd Papers (Additional)

Scope and Content

Papers for the locality of Edern, Caernarfonshire, including records of the Porthdinllaen branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1949-1979, of which J. E. Roberts of Glanrhyd was a leading member; agricultural records, 1947-1981, including papers relating to the South Caernarfon Creameries acquired by J. E. Roberts; religious papers, 1839-1987, concerning various chapels and minister of religion in Caernarfonshire; papers of J. E. Roberts 1959-1981; papers of the estate of Laura Roberts, Bryn Rhydd, Edern, 1881-1926, and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Glanrhyd is in the parish of Edern, Caernarfonshire. J. E. Roberts of Glanrhyd played a prominent role in the religious and agricultural life of Llyn.


Arranged chronologically into the following:: agricultural records; religious records; Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Porthdinllaen branch; miscellaneous and photographs (XS2389); additional deposit in Feb. 1985 (XM 4889 250-253) arranged into papers of and relating to the estate of John Evan Roberts of Brynmor, Bangor; additional deposit in June 1985 (XM 4889 254-263) arranged into memorandum and Articles of Association, vehicle insurance policies, and copies of 'Yma a Thraw'; and additional deposit in Oct. 1993 (XM 4889 264-266) of 'Yma a Thraw'.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: personal information from Glyn Parry of the National Library of Wales

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers relating to Glanrhyd are Caernarfon Record Office, GB 0219 XM/4889 XS/2389 (Glanrhyd Papers).