Records mainly relating to Bron y Fuches, Dinorwig, and the Williams family. They include diaries and copies of diaries of William Morris Williams, 1842-1894, and of his nephew from New York and Scranton, 1874; letters, mainly from T. G. M. Luckock of Upper Berwick, Shrewsbury, 1857-1860, relating to the Green and Ty Du slate quarries, Llanberis; memorial cards, memorial articles and elegies, 1860-1894; and sermons and programmes for religious services and pilgrimages, 1907-1957.
Bron y Fuches Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 219 XM/1236
- Dates of Creation1842-1957
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical Description0.02 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Morris Williams (c. 1812-1900), of Bron y Fuches, was an employee of Dinorwig Quarry in Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfonshire. A nephew lived in New York and Scranton, USA, in 1874. William Morris Williams's son, William Morris, was one of the founder members of the Dinorwic Economic Loan & Deposit Society in 1857, but lived at Tonyrefail, Glamorgan, by 1890-1891.
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Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfonshire Record Office, Catalogue of Bron y Fuches Records.
Other Finding Aids
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