NLW MSS 1953-1958.
Hafod y Porth MSS,
- [18 cent.] - . (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
The Jones family were resident at Hafod y Porth farm, near Beddgelert.
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.
Conditions of access and use area
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.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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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.
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);