Papers of D. Moelwyn Williams relating to Bala Junction station, 1951-1964, comprising British Railways instruction book, 1951; Bala Junction papers, 1960, 1964; and notice, 1963; and poetry manuscript, Detholiad o Gerddi a Sonedau, 1974.
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- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/1137
- Dates of Creation1951-1974
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
D. Moelwyn Williams, (fl. 1951-1974), of Corwen, Merionethshire, published a collection of poetry, Detholiad o Gerddi a Sonedau; he also collected a group of papers relating to Bala railway station. Bala Junction Station was opened in 1882, for passengers using the Llangollen line for Bala Town and/or Blaneau Festiniog. The Bala Junction to Bala was closed in 1964 due to flooding, and officially closed 1965.
Original order maintained.
Deposited by D. Moelwyn Williams, Corwen, 1st March 1974
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), D. Moelwyn Williams, Esq. Archives; Southern, Dave, Bala Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog (Stockport, 1995); The Conwy valley line (www.penmorfa.com) viewed 16th November 2004. It is not clear whether this is the same D. Moelwyn Williams as David Moelwyn Williams ('David Moelwyn').
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