William Ferguson Irvine Papers

Scope and Content

Papers collected by William Ferguson Irvine, 1615-1946, comprising maps of Rûg Demesne and adjoining farms, [1788]-1792; guide books, 1902 and [20th century]; newspaper articles, 1942-1946; photographs, 1937; notes and notebook, 1814-1864; correspondence, 1932-1936; extracts [?], 1665-1666, 1857; Llangar churchwardens' accounts and parish registers, 1615-1806; notes on the Barons of Edeirnion, 1719-1889; Baget Documents report, 1943; and draft articles, 1729-1730.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Ferguson Irvine (d [1963]), historian, accumulated a group of papers relating to his home parish of Llangar and the barony of Edeirnion, Merionethshire.


Original order maintained.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), William Ferguson Irvine Papers

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.