John Lewis Williams Papers

Scope and Content

Papers of John Lewis Williams, [c.1802]-1974, including historical research notes, 1933-1975; annual reports and related records of Penlan Chapel, Pwllheli, [c.1894]-1974; miscellaneous, [c.1802]-1966; maps, 1922.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Lewis Williams (alive 1933-1975), was a dispensing chemist and optician at Mona Pharmacy, High Street, Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire. He was married to E. C. Williams and researched local history, especially of the Pwllheli area.


Arranged into the following: Historical research notes and notebooks; Annual reports and other records relating to Penlan Chapel, Pwllheli; Miscellaneous papers; Maps.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, The John Lewis Williams Papers, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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


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