Casgliad Bachwen, Clynnog

Scope and Content

Papers relating mainly to Bachwen, Clynnog-fawr, 1874-1982, including farm diaries of Henry Williams, 1883-1903, Thomas Hughes, 1905-1945, and David Arthur Hughes, 1923-1981; account books and bills from Cefn Emrys and Bachwen, 1879-1982; remembrance cards, 1874-1906; papers relating to Ebenezer Chapel, Clynnog-fawr, and other churches, 1906-1982, including programmes, 1961-1982, membership cards, 1946-1976, annual reports, 1926-1980, and financial records, 1906-[1976]; agriculture-related material, 1921-1971, including summaries of laws and membership cards; deeds relating to Llanllyfni, 1884-1901; Hughes family and other photographs, [post 1886]-1940; postcards and Christmas cards, 1907-1928, 1958; and Ordnance Survey maps of Caernarfonshire, 1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Williams (fl. 1879-1890) farmed at Cefn Emrys, Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire. He was the father-in-law of Thomas Hughes (fl. 1900-1948), of Bachwen (Bach Wen) farm, Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfonshire. Thomas' son, David Arthur Hughes ([1897]-[c. 1982]) also farmed at Bachwen, moving to Ynysfa, Llanwnda, in about 1974. Both Thomas and David Hughes were members and elders of Ebenezer Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Clynnog-fawr.


Arranged into the following: farm diaries; account books; remembrance cards; Ebenezer Chapel, Clynnog; agricultural matters; title deeds; miscellaneous; photographs; additional documents; maps; and additional photographs.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Casgliad Bachwen, Clynnog/Bachwen, Clynnog Collection, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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