Papers of Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron

Scope and Content

Papers of Captain Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron, 1813-1918, including deeds and related papers, 1813-1899; papers relating to the Beeswing, 1893-1907; papers relating to Moranedd, 1908-1916; and miscellaneous papers, 1867-1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain Robert Griffiths (fl. 1893-1916) of Moranedd, Aberdaron, Caernarfonshire, worked for the Beeswing Sailing Ship Co. Ltd, Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire, and in 1893 became captain of the barque 'Beeswing' until around 1910, undertaking voyages to Brazil.


Arranged into the following: Deeds; Papers relating to the Barque Beeswing; Papers relating to Moranedd, Aberdaron; and Miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron/ Papers of Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected