Personal papers of William J. Hughes, 1831-1885, 1921; insurance policies, 1885, 1913; John Williams papers, 1846-1887, 1904; and 'Y Dydd' Press wage and account books, 1899-1909, 1922-1925, 1929-1933.
Hughes of Dolgellau Archives
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/301
- Dates of Creation1831-1933
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William J. Hughes (d 1921) was a printer and publisher in Dolgellau, Merionethshire, printing the newspaper 'Y Dydd'. The father of Mrs Margaret Hughes, his wife, was John Williams, a wood turner at Llwyn Saw Mills. Miss Claudia Hughes was their daughter.
Arranged by date.
Conditions Governing Access
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Hughes of Mervinian House, Dolgellau papers; Genealogy website(freepages.history.rootsweb.com) viewed 29th October 2004.
Other Finding Aids
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Accruals are not expected.