Garreg Fawr Deeds

Scope and Content

Deeds and related papers, 1810-1933, concerning the Garreg Fawr Slate and mineral quarries, Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Garreg Fawr Slate and Mineral Co. Ltd quarried a small pit, Garreg Fawr, in the parish of Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire, from the early 1800s. The quarry was worked sporadically until the mid 1880s, and then occasionally on a small scale until the 1930s. In 1872 the quarry was owned by Thomas Turner of Plas Bereton, Sir Llewelyn Turner of Parkia and Morgan Lloyd of London.


Arranged chronologically

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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, Garreg Fawr Deeds, catalogue; Richards, Alun John A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry (Llanrwst, 1991).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Caernarfon Record Office

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of Moses Griffith, Menai Bridge, Anglesey.


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