County Record Office Miscellaneous Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript copies, photostats and notes from Llanelltyd, 1902; Llanfachreth, 1735; Llandanwg, 1867, 1878; Brithdir/Brithdir ac Islawrdref, 1763, c.1868, 1929, 1959, 1961; Corwen, undated-1850; Harlech, 1947; Llangelynin, 1956, 1970; Dolgellau, 1676, 1789, 1908, 1911, 1934, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1961, 1968-1969; Bala, 1950, 1965, 1969; Argyllshire, West Sussex, 1967-undated; Barmouth, 1947; Llansanffraid, 1928; Llanfor/Llanycil, 1939; Llandderfel, 1888-undated; Llanuwchllyn, 1910-1955; Llanenddwyn, undated; Llanaber, 1947, 1956; Mallwyd, 1780-1867, 1938; Trawsfynydd, 1968; Ffestiniog, 1950; Talsarnau, 1906, general correspondence, 1956-1957; Talyllyn, 1961; Pennal, 1763; Merionethshire, 1684, ?1702-1703, 1849-1877, 1535, 1906, 1940, 1950, 1961, including Merioneth Quarter Sessions order book, 1872-1892, County Council minute books, 1889-1893; Merioneth County Sheriffs and MP's, 1536-1964, Clerks of the Peace, 1783-1956, lists of inns, 1759-1826; and documents of Nannau interests, 1596-1825.

Administrative / Biographical History

Merioneth County Council, based in Dolgellau, Merionethshire, was formed under the Local Government Act 1888. It established a County Records Office in XXXX which collected material relating to the county and elsewhere. Miscellaneous typescript and copied material (not forming part of a large collection) was filed by parish.


Arranged by parish.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the County Record Office files, 11 May 1971.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), County Record Office Miscellaneous Collection.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names