List of Public Houses on the Cefnfaes Estate

Scope and Content

A list of the public houses on the Cefnfaes Estate in Bethesda. It includes the names of the tenants, their creed, politics and other remarks.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Cefnfaes Estate in Bethesda, Caernarfonshire, according to the compiler of this list, was administered by W.J. Parry of Coetmor Hall.

William John Parry of Coetmor, labour leader and author, was born on the 28 September 1842 in Bethesda, Caernarfonshire. He took a prominent part in the creation of the North Wales Quarryman's Union in 1874 and became its first secretary. Later he became its president for some years. He died in 1927.

The document was compiled by an agent of the Penrhyn Estate.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, November 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 11591

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