Records of Yale and Hardcastle, 1817-1965, including maps and surveys relating to land in Merionethshire, 1817-[c. 1900]; sale catalogues, 1892-1948; records relating to the building of property, 1899-1909; records relating to alterations and repair to property, 1902-1965; records relating to quarries and mines, 1904-1920; records relating to Portmeirion Ltd, 1926-1947; Merionethshire tithe redemption records, 1927-1935; records relating to the Brogyntyn and Glyn estates, 1947-1950; and plans, 1871-1925.
Yale and Hardcastle Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/DCA
- Dates of Creation1817-1965
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionInformation to be supplied
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Yale and Hardcastle, chartered surveyors, were based in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. From the late 19th century, they acted as agents for many estates, and the Crown lands, in North Wales. The firm accumulated papers relating to lands in Merionethshire, including the Brogyntyn and Glyn estates, and businesses, including Portmeirion Ltd, operating hotels and self-catering accommodation.
Arranged into the following: Small plans, catalogues of sale, files and miscellaneous papers; and Large plans.
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Papurau Yale & Hardcastle Papers, catalogue; Portmeirion Village Homepage (http://www.portmeirion-village.com/en/index.php), viewed 17 November 2004.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.
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