Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth

Scope and Content

Estate papers of the Watkin family of Muriau, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire, comprising deeds, 1822-1907, financial records relating to properties, 1848-1918, financial records of the Watkin family, family correspondence, 1890-1910, and photographs, [c. 1845], [c. 1885].

Administrative / Biographical History

In the 1891 census William Watkin's occupation was noted as farmer/land agent. He died in 1895. His son was William Williams Watkin.


Arranged into the following: title deeds and plans; financial records regarding property; family correspondence; miscellaneous; and photographs (XS 3071/1-2).

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Papers of the Watkin family of Muriau [Mawr] Criccieth.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


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