Deeds and papers relating to Closure of Morfa Gwyllt, Llanfrothen

Scope and Content

Deeds relating to Morfa Gwyllt, Llanfrothen, Merionethshire, [?1822]-1965.

Administrative / Biographical History

Morfa Gwyllt, Llanfrothen, Merionethshire, was an area of coastal marshland pasture until after the construction of the Porthmadog Cob in 1811, when it was enclosed and drained by Maddocks. The Rev. John Williams Ellis of Glasfryn, Llangybi, Caernarfonshire, purchased Morfa Gwyllt.


Arranged chronologically.

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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), Deeds and papers relating to Closure of Morfa Gwyllt, Llanfrothen.

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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.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained


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Geographical Names