Cricieth papers

Scope and Content

The collection contains material relating to Cricieth Urban District Council, the local government board and Cricieth Waterworks. Includes leases, account books, minute books and correspondence. Also contains miscellaneous material relating to the Cricieth area such as a clergyman's diary, deeds and other documents relating to legal administration and conveyance of property in the area.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cricieth is located on the Lleyn peninsula, north-west Wales, in the county of Gwynedd, formerly Caernarfonshire. It was a civil parish and an urban district administrative unit, under the authority of Pwllheli Poor Law Union and Eifionydd Petty Divisional Session.


Material has been arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Gwilym Williams of Cricieth


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 9871-9995

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Geographical Names