Llanaber Papers

Scope and Content

Papers collected by William Morrios of Barmouth, [16th century]-1875, comprising Rev. E. Vaughan Humphreys of Caersalem, Barmouth, account books and sermons, 1840-1875; photostat copies of list of churchwardens, 1724-1790, [20th century]; marriage register, [1750s]-1837; Capel Soar Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Llanelltyd, account books, 1839-1845; Plas Canol notes and pedigree, [16/17th century]; and notes on Coelbren y Beirdd (Alphabet of the Bards), 1840.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Morris (fl. 1963), of Barmouth, Merionethshire, accumulated a group of papers relating to the parish of Llanaber, Merionethshire, and the Rev. E. Vaughan Humphreys, a Nonconformist minister at Caersalem chapel, Barmouth.


Arranged by type and date.

Access Information

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Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Llanaber Papers; Ancestry web page (freepages.history.rootsweb.com)

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.