Company accounts of Welsh Bill Posting Co. Ltd, 1910-1919; Dr Morris Charity papers, 1709-1945; income tax and inhabited house duties, 1885-1886; land tax assessments, 1867-1889; miscellaneous ledger, 1903-c. 1910; Caernarfonshire Combined Sanitary District and Joint Sanitary Committee papers, 1867-1937; Caernarfon Union papers; 1902-1937; Caernarfon Cottage Hospital Contributory scheme, 1938-1940; miscellaneous documents; 1904-1954; Caernarfon Union Slate Quarry rating appeals, 1884-1887; and income tax certificates for the division of Caernarfon, 1878-1890.
Miscellaneous papers in Caernarfon Probate Office.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 219 XM/5727
- Dates of Creation1709-1954
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Caernarfon Probate Office was established in 1858, taking over responsibility for the proving of wills from the Diocese of Bangor. It was closed in 1928. The main records (wills and copies) were transferred to the National Library of Wales and Bangor Sub-Registry respectively. In the course of its work, the Probate Office had accumulated various company and charity records, which were transferred to Caernarfon Record Office. These include papers relating to Welsh Bill Posting Co. Ltd, Dr Morris Charity for the education of poor boys of Llanrug and Caernarvon, Caernarfon Poor Law Union, Caernarfon Cottage Hospital, Caernarfon Union Slate Quarry, and Caernarfonshire Sanitary District.
Arranged into the following : Welsh Bill Posting Co. Ltd; Dr Morris Charity papers; income tax and inhabited house duties;land tax assessments; miscellaneous ledger; Caernarfonshire Combined Sanitary District and Joint Sanitary Committee; Caernarfon Union papers; Caernarfon Cottage Hospital Contributory scheme; miscellaneous documents; Caernarfon Union Slate Quarry rating appeals; and income tax certificates for the division of Caernarfon.
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of Miscellaneous papers found in Caernarfon Record Office.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright laws apply.
All records deposited at Caernarvon Record Office have been retained. The original order as deposited has been retained.
This collection consists of miscellaneous papers emanating from unrelated organisations found in the Caernarfon Probate Office. Many of them were in headed files, maintaining a loose chronological or thematic order.
Accruals are not expected.