Papurau Teulu Thomas, Tyddynyberth, Bethel

Scope and Content

Papers of the Thomas family, Tyddynyberth, 1839-1979, including annual reports and other records of Bethel Congregational Church, 1885-1979; other papers relating to religion in Caernarfonshire, 1856-1970; memorial cards and elegies for local people, 1864-1947; items relating to the First World War, [1914]-[c. 1939]; Thomas family school exercise books and certificates, 1884-1899; papers relating to Tyddynyberth farm, 1839-1960; items relating to local shops, 1899-[1930s]; programmes for local eisteddfodau and festivals, 1893-1914; miscellaneous maps and plans, 1904-[1945]; photographs, [1880s]-1960, belonging to the Thomas family, being mainly portraits and Caernarfonshire views.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Thomas (d. 1916) farmed at Tyddynyberth, Bethel, Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfonshire. He and his wife, Mary, had two sons who both died young. Their three daughters included Martha Jane Thomas. She married David Thomas (fl. 1916-1959) who farmed Tyddynyberth after Robert's death.


Arranged into the following: religion; funerals and deaths; war; education; agriculture; medicine; shops; miscellaneous; plans and maps and building booklets; photographs; curios.

Access Information

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Teulu Thomas, Tyddynyberth, Bethel, rhestr (Papers of the Thomas Family, Tyddynyberth, Bethel, catalogue).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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