Maps of Old Colwyn and North Wales

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Maps of what is now the Cefn Estate area of Old Colwyn and associated correspondence relating to a footpath dispute.

Variety of [photocopied] maps of what is now the Cefn area of Old Colwyn and a report and covering letter explaining their significance in relation to a foothpath dispute between Colwyn Borough Council and an unidentified party: Consists of (citing original numbers):

1A) Relevant part of John Evans' map of North Wales, 1795

1B) Relevant part of John Evans' map of North Wales (smaller edition), 1797

1C) Relevant part of C and J Greenwood's Map of the North West Circuit, Anglesey, Caernarvon & Merioneth, 1834

1D) Relevant part of "A new map of the Principality" by John Cary, 1809

1E) Relevant part of North Wales Map by John Cary, ?1787

1F) Relevant part of North Wales Map by John Cary, 1823

1G) Relevant part of "A new map of the Principality of Wales" by John Cary, 1827

2) Part of Sheet 309 from 2nd Edition Ordance Survey 2 inch series map, 1819-1821

3A) Sheet 79 from Ordance Survey Hill Sketch 1 inch series map, 1839

3B) Sheet 79 from Ordance Survey Hill Sketch 1 inch series map, 1826

4) Part of Sheet 79 from 1st Edition Ordance Survey 1 inch series map, 1840

8) Sheet 95 from Outline Edition Ordnance Survey 1 inch series map, 1887

-) Cefn Estate Plan showing line of Old Road (1875) and of footpath (1930), ?1977

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Conwy Archives will advise where this is the case. For details and opening hours see http://www.conwy.gov.uk/en/Resident/Libraries-Museums-and-Archives/Archives/Archives.aspx.