Fonds NLW MSS 1953-1958. - Hafod y Porth MSS,

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Reference code

NLW MSS 1953-1958.


Hafod y Porth MSS,


  • [18 cent.] - [1925]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

6 vols.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Jones family were resident at Hafod y Porth farm, near Beddgelert.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs Ann Thomas; Caeathro, Caernarfon; Donation; 1932

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, [1700x1925], formerly belonging to the Jones family of Hafod y Porth, Beddgelert, including a volume containing an extensive collection of sheep ear-marks; notebooks containing farming accounts and memoranda; family records, letters, etc.; legal documents; and rent receipts, 1720-1763.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 1953-1958.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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Title based on contents.


Formerly known as Hafod y Porth 1-6.


Preferred citation: NLW MSS 1953-1958.

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2005 and August 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943);

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  • Text: Hafod y Porth Manuscripts.