Papers of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, of Penlan Street, Pwllheli, Solicitor

Scope and Content

Records of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Solicitor, 1747-1873, including deeds relating to lands in Caernarfonshire, 1747-1870; wills and probate, 1767-1868; legal papers, 1838-1870; correspondence, 1842-1870; accounts and receipts, 1840-1873; bonds, 1857-1865; certificates, 1857-1861; estate papers of John Ellis and heirs, 1800-1869; William Glynne Griffith and heirs, 1826-1862; George Hurdle and heirs, Nefyn, 1764-1844; Cyril Williams and heirs, 1842-1858; and Joseph Williams and heirs, Pwllheli, 1834-1867.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ebenezer Morris Roberts [fl. 1842-1870] was a solicitor based in Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, from c.1859 until his final court appearance in March 1870. Roberts may have taken over from Cyril Williams (d. 1859), Solicitor and Notary, of Pwllheli, and previously worked for Williams.


Arranged into two groups: Group One, estates, title deeds, wills, legal papers, correspondence, accounts and receipts; and Group Two, title deeds, wills and probate, legal papers, correspondence, accounts and receipts and certificates.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Cyfreithwr Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli/ Papers of Ebenezer Morris Roberts, Solicitor, Penlan Street, Pwllheli, catalogues.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

The records were stored in an outbuilding and no original order remained when they were deposited at the record office.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names