Campbell Papers

Scope and Content

Papers deposited by Colonel A. H. K. Campbell relating to Blaenau Ffestiniong, Merionethshire, comprising notebook containing transcripts of vestry minutes and accounts, 1819-1926; amd manuscript history of the parish of Ffestiniog translated into Welsh, [c. 1840].

Administrative / Biographical History

Ffestiniog is a parish and town in Merionethshire (later known as Blaenau Ffestiniog). The population of the parish grew rapidly in the 19th century with the development of the slate industry.


Arranged into the following: notebook; and manuscript.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Col. A. H. K. Campbell, Clerical Department, Dolgellau, 9th July 1973.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau),Campbell Papers; Insight Guide to Wales (London, 1989).

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.

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of Col. A. H. K. Campbell.


Accruals are not expected.