D. Moelwyn Williams, Archives

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

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').

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.

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