Bron y Fuches Records

Scope and Content

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.

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

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

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All records deposited at the Caernarfon Record Office have been retained


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