Martha Parry, Bontnewydd, Papers

Scope and Content

Papers of Martha Parry, 1861-1977, including certificates of Alice Parry, 1902-1930; magazines and other items relating to Caernarfon County School, 1908-1911, the University College of North Wales, 1907-1924, and Normal College Bangor, 1914-1934; papers relating to Siloam Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Bontnewydd, 1902-1976, including annual reports, 1906-1976, service sheets, 1923-1963, and programmes for various societies, 1902-1963; papers relating to other chapels in the Caernarfon area, 1910-1977, including annual reports, 1931-1975, and service sheets, 1937-1955; Bontnewydd Women's Institute programmes, 1951-1962; Bontnewydd orphanage annual reports, 1910-1977; items relating to various National Eisteddfodau, 1921-1962; miscellaneous booklets, programmes and other ephemera collected by the Parry family, 1861-1965; and photographs and postcards relating to Caernarfonshire, [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Alice Parry (fl. 1902-1957) of Bontnewydd, Llanwnda, Caernarfonshire, was educated at Caernarfon County School, the University College of North Wales and Normal College Bangor. She became a teacher at Bontnewydd County School. Her sister was Martha Parry, who lived at Henryd, Bontnewydd. The family attended Siloam Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Bontnewydd.


Arranged into the following: certificates; education; Siloam (MC) Bontnewydd; other chapels; miscellaneous; photographs.

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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 Miss Martha Parry, Henryd, Bontnewydd/Papers of Miss Martha Parry, Henryd, Bontnewydd, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

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