Papers of Watkin family of Muriau Mawr, Criccieth, 1787-[c.1994], including correspondence, [c.1851]-1884; bills and business papers, 1787-1878; miscellaneous, 1858-1991; photographs, [19th century]-[c.1994].
Papers (Additional) of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth
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- ReferenceGB 219 XM/10100
- Dates of Creation1787-[c.1994]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical Description(68 items) Many of the records are stained and perforated
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Watkin family of Muriau Mawr, owned land in Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, in the 19th and 20th centuries. William Watkin, mariner, married Ann Roberts of Parkin, Criccieth, in 1819. By the late 19th century, William Watkin (d.1895), farmer and land agent lived at Muriau Mawr. His son was William Williams Watkin. By 1994, Muriau Mawr had been converted into a guest house.
Arranged into the following: Family and personal papers; Bills and business papers; Miscellaneous papers; Photographs
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Teulu Watkin, 'Muriau', Cricieth/ Watkin Family Papers, catalogue; Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth, catalogue; Papurau Watkin/ Watkin Papers, 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.
All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Found under the floorboards of 'Muriau', Criccieth
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