Plas Brereton Papers

Scope and Content

Plas Brereton estate papers, 1852-1854, 1896-1966, including sale particulars, inventories,and maps, etc., household and other accounts, 1852-1954; legal and probate records, 1797-1918; family papers, 1846-1917; business records including correspondence relating to the Cilgwyn Quarry, Llanberis, Caernarfonshire, 1884-1911, papers of the Caernarfon Old Bank, 1802-1884, and records of the Arfon Shipping Company, 1877-1946; papers concerning Caernarfon Borough, harbours, etc., 1793-1903; papers of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, Caernarfon, 1863-1912; and papers of Captain William Thomas of Bodorgan, Anglesey, 1858-1892. See also arrangement field

Administrative / Biographical History

Plas Brereton is located in Caernarfon


Arranged into the following: sale particulars, inventories, etc. re Plas Brereton; household and other accounts; legal and probate records; miscellaneous family papers; educational; papers regarding Yacht Club; correspondence regarding Cilgwyn Quarry; miscellaneous correspondence; personalia; electoral papers; papers regarding Caernarfon Old Bank; records of Arfon Shipping Co.; papers of Captain Thomas of Bodorgan, Anglesey; miscellaneous papers regarding Caernarfon borough; newspaper cuttings regarding Caernarfon; miscellaneous newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous papers on local affairs and personalities; miscellaneous printed documents regarding religious matters; other miscellaneous newspaper cuttings; maps (X/M/maps/923); and photographs

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Papers relating to Thomas Turner of Plas Brereton are Lloyds TSB Group Archives, B244. The main archive of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, Caernarfon, is Caernarfon Record Office, XD/72.