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Name: Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office
Postal address: Swyddfa'r Cyngor
Victoria Dock
Town: Caernarfon
County:
Post code: LL55 1SH
Telephone: 01286 679095
Web address: http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/archives

550 documents found for Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office:

Code Description Date Keywords
1088; 4430-498

the agents' account books, 1830-69, contain references to the yacht, crew's wages, etc;

1830 - 1869 yachting leisure
12991-13028

papers regarding Caernarfon harbour, 1793-1891, n.d., including printed statements of accounts of Harbour Trust, 1839-65, various papers regarding harbour dues, 1842-4, papers on the Swelly Rocks, including by Capt. Beechey, 1846-52,;

1793 - 1891 ports
13069-89

papers on Bardsey Island Lighthouse, mainly letters, 1844-7;

1844 - 1847
136

byelaws of Porthmadog Harbour Authority, 1875;

1875   ports
15467

letter from J. Gray, Beaumaris to Lord Newborough regarding debt to the owners of the Union Cutter for freight charges, 1823;

1823   correspondence
171

draft conveyance between Board of Trade & Roland Edmunds of foreshore at Treath Bach, Merioneth, 1896;

1896  
177 Breeze,Jones&Casson

registration copy of Portmadog Ship Insurance Society for the Jannett & Jane, 1858;

1858  
196

certificate of 5 share in the Portmadoc Steam Tug Co., 1862;

1862   ownership
212-20

records of Arvon Shipping Company Ltd, 1877-1915, comprising ledgers of the Menai, Stafford, Ogwen, Arvonia, Blodwen (all damaged) & general ledger;

1877 - 1915 ships
282-99 bundle of circular letters regarding insurance calls made on vessels, 1873-9; 1873 - 1879 correspondence ships
3107-9

papers regarding the Pandora, steam yacht, 1882, 1887, 1888;

1882 - 1888 leisure
3140

list of stores on the Pandora, 1891

1891   leisure yachting
4635

account book of Aphrodite, 1905-6;

1905 - 1906 yachts
4951

summary of expenditure of the Pandora & payments regarding Belle, steam launch, 1886

1886   yachts
5218

draft bill of sale of the Jenny & Nancy, sloop, 1787;

1787   ships
5219 draft bill of sale of the Sea Horse (formerly the Blue Bell) of Beaumaris, n.d.;   ships
5220

bargain & sale of the Jenny & Nancy, n.d.;

  ships
5221-36

papers regarding the Albion, brig, 1785-94, including accounts, copy bill of sale, copy affadavit, copy declaration, copy letter, letter, draft letter, rough notes, legal papers, notice;

1785 - 1794 ships
5284-95 papers regarding Cadwaladr Owen & John Jones of Aberdeunant, timber-merchants, including bills of lading & letters regarding bark exports, 1779-1800, n.d.; 1779 - 1800 trade commerce
5301 draft bill of sale of one half share in the Providence of Holyhead, sloop, 1773; 1773   ownership ships
5302 apprenticeship of seaman between John Royal jun. & Capt. John Jones, 1774; 1774   mariners
5304

bargain & sale of a moiety of the Nancy, sloop of Beaumaris, 1785;

1785   ships ownership
5309 draft bill of sale of part of the cargo which on the John & Mary, sloop, 1793; 1793   ships
5310

legal papers regarding the Albion, brig, 1793;

1793   ships
5312

letter from Wm Lewis of Llanllibio to Poole regarding wreck & freight charges, 1794;

1794   correspondence
5313

draft bill of sale of the Peggy & Mary, 1794;

1794   ships
5314

copy memorandum of sale of 1/8 share in a sloop, 1794;

1794   ownership ships
5333

legal papers regarding the Caernarvon Castle, 1811;

1811   ships
5344

deposition of Owen Griffith of Llanwrst, Denbigh, & John Evans, master of the Armina, sloop, regarding cargo of salt lost off Abergele, 1815;

1815   ships
5363

statement of account regarding the Gwylan, cutter, n.d.;

  ships
58-61

misc. including copy letter of Richard Edwards, master of the True Briton, 1876 & verses entitled `a shipowner's dream', n.d.;

1876   correspondence ships
6665

letter from Wm Poole, Philadelphia, to his uncle & aunt regarding hurricane on voyage, 25 July 1801

1801   correspondence weather travel
additional papers, Box M12

Porthmadog Harbour Trust day book, 1899-1912 & Box M20, cash book, 1904-27

1899 - 1927 ports
Breeze, Jones & Casson 194

bills of sale & correspondence of La Querida, barque, 1895;

1895  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 195

certificate of shares of 5 in the Caernarfonshire & Merionethshire Steam Ship co. Ltd, 1864;

1864   ownership
Breeze, Jones & Casson 206

includes papers regarding Portmadoc Steam Tug Co. vs British & Eastern Fishing Co., 1876;

1876  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 210

commission for sale of the Mary & Jane, schooner, 1879;

1879   ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 219

returns for Portmadoc pilotage, 1920;

1920  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 224

auction advertisment & papers regarding the Elizabeth & the Sarah Bridget, brigs, 1882;

1882   illustrations ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 225

papers regarding the sale of the Catherine, schooner, 1907;

1907   ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 243

inventory of the goods of the late Capt. E. Humphreys, 1859;

1859  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 244

account book of the Georgina, 1870-5;

1870 - 1875 ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 255

agreement regarding duties of caretakers of the Committee of the Portmadoc Sailors' Rest & Institute, 1907;

1907   welfare
Breeze, Jones & Casson 260

papers of Hugh Hughes including particulars of sale by auction of shares in two ships of Porthmadog, 1887;

1887  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 273

accounts of the Queen Emma, n.d.;

  ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 279

papers concerning the abandonment of the Jasper, schooner, in the north Sea on 2 May 1863, 1863;

1863   ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 301

clerk's bill of costs to the Western Sea Fisheries District, 1892;

1892  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 304

contract for sale of ten shares in the Portmadoc Steam Tug Company, 1886;

1886  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 504

correspondence with the Ffestiniog Railway Company including references to the opening of Deganwy Harbour, 1886;

1886   transport ports
Breeze, Jones & Casson 584

statement of accounts of the Caernarvonshire & Maerionethshire Steam Ship Co., 1877;

1877  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 585

deed of constitution, minutes & other papers regarding the Pwllheli & Nevin Mutual Marine Assurance Association, 1843;

1843  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 586 memorandum of the Portmadoc Steam Tug Company, 1886 & deed of settlement & other papers regarding the Portmadoc Mutual Ship Insurance Society, 1879-1908; 1879 - 1908
Breeze, Jones & Casson 617-25

papers regarding Porthmadog pilots, 1862-1921, including accounts, sub-commissioners, licenses, returns;

1862 - 1921
Breeze, Jones & Casson 626-8

Porthmadog byelaws, accounts & harbour master applications, 1850, 1886-95, 1903;

1850 - 1903
Breeze, Jones & Casson 655

accounts of the first, third, fourth & fifth voyages of the Ordovic, barque, 1877-83;

1877 - 1883 ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 658

correspondence & other papers regarding the building of the Porthmadog embankment, 1805-50;

1805 - 1850 construction coastal
Breeze, Jones & Casson 661

letter book & treasurer's account book of the Western Sea Fisheries District, 1897, 1902;

1897 - 1902
Breeze, Jones & Casson 683

bill of sale between Wm Bulkeley Jones, merchant & Capt. Robert Cans of 16/64 parts of shares in the Endeavour, ship, in consideration of 25, 1846;

1846   ownership
Breeze, Jones & Casson 684

account of Owen Roberts, shipbuilder, with Mr Wm Jones, Penrallt, Pwllheli, 1882;

1882   construction
Breeze, Jones & Casson 687

accounts of the Physician, ship, 1861;

1861  
Breeze, Jones & Casson 688

bill of sale between Owen Roberts & Robert Jones, master mariners, of 8/64 parts of shares in the British Queen, sloop of Pwllheli, 1846;

1846   ownership ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 691

copy certificate of registry of the Endeavour, sloop, 1836;

1836   ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 692

papers regarding the Physician of Caernarfon, sloop, 1867;

1867   ships
Breeze, Jones & Casson 693

bailiffs' annual account of the Western Sea Fisheries District, 31 March 1895

1895  
Breeze,Jones & Casson 119

papers regarding legal case of Board of Trade vs Capt. John Williams, Borth-y-Gest, regarding breach of Merchant Shipping Act of 1894, 1899;

1894 - 1899 trade commerce
Breeze,Jones & Casson 160

account book of the owner of the Georgiana, 1867-71;

1867 - 1871 ships
Breeze,Jones & Casson 184

terms of sale of the Ellen Roberts, schooner, 1886;

1886   ships
Brereton 137

two invitations from Royal Welsh Yacht Club to regatta, n.d.;

  yachting leisure sailing
Brereton 316-20

misc. papers regarding Caernarfon borough & harbour, etc., 1793-1907 comprising 316-7, two volumes of statements of accounts of the Caernarvon Harbour Trust, 1862-3, 1870-81, 1890-1908; 319, book of printed Parliamentary Statutes, etc, includi

1793 - 1908 ports
Brereton XM923

papers of Plas Brereton including 53-64, Royal Welsh yacht club, 1863-1909 comprising pamphlets, booklets, list of members, rules & regulations, notification of meeting;

1863 - 1909 yachting leisure sailing
CHS.1216

misc. maritime photographs, n.d.

  illustrations
Curios (acc.2505)

parallel rulers & binoculars of Capt. Jones of the Blodwen

  ships
Curios (acc.2594)

slave collar from the Caernavon Castle engraved with the words `W. Watkins', n.d.

  slavery ships
Curios (acc.2914)

samples of slates recovered from a wreck found in the Menai straits, 1976

1976  
D.Q.

papers of Dry Dock Office, Dinorwic Quarries Ltd, Port Dinorwic, n.d.

 
Dorothea 2045

report on the copper workings at Aberglaslyn with remarks on the history of the port, 1907

1907   mining
Griffith 39

reference provided for John Griffith by Sir John Jackson (Canada) Ltd regarding employment on the Victoria Breakwater Works, 22 June 1916;

1916  
Griffith 5

timetable of Caernarvon & Anglesey Ferry, 1923;

1923  
Griffith 55

postcard entitled `Hands across the sea, RMS Corsican' with inscription that it had been bought while in the Gulf of St Lawrence waiting for ice to clear, 27 April 1911

1911   illustrations ships
Griffith XM4951

papers of John Griffith of Caernarfon, including 1, notes regarding voyage of the Carpathia from New York to Liverpool, June 1916;

1916   travel ships
Griffiths 36-41

misc papers including purchase of a wardrobe & its carriage by the Rebecca, 1910;

1910   ships
Griffiths 52

notebook containing rough notes regarding discharge of seamen, etc, 1901-3;

1901 - 1903 mariners service
Griffiths 53

notice of seventh annual meeting of shareholders in the Liverpool & Menai Straits Steam-ship Co. Ltd, 30 May 1908 with statement of account, 31 March 1908; permit for the Edward, 6 August 1917

1908 - 1917
Griffiths XM2460

papers of Capt. Griffiths, Moranedd, Aberdaron regarding the Beeswing, barque, 1893-1908 including 7-35, statement of accounts of the Beeswing Sailing Ship Co. of voyages including to south America, Oregon, Cork, New York, Shanghai, Rotterd

1893 - 1908 travel China correspondence
Henry Parry collection papers relating mainly to the maritime history of Caernarfonshire & the local history of Nefyn & the Lleyn peninsula, including X/M/658/4, logbooks of the Cadwgan, barque, 1886-7 & of the Iquique, ship, 1887; 1886 - 1887
Henry Parry collection (X/CHS.156/1-7, X/CHS.195/1-103, X/CHS.276, X/CHS.586/1, X/CHS.856/1-195, X/C

contains some several thousand photographs, many in albums, & some postcards of local maritime subjects, nineteenth to twentieth centuries

1800 - 1999 illustrations
Hughes 114-20

papers of Capt. John Hughes, Palmyra, his wife Elizabeth & their son Capt. John Hughes, 1826-33, including correspondence, papers regarding the Palmyra including reference to great fire at the Liverpool warehouses, 1833, sale of the Cotton to

1826 - 1833
Hughes 245-6

cash books of the Porthdinllaen branch of the RNLI, 1967-76;

1967 - 1976 rescue coastguard
Hughes 27

letter from R.D. Brailli Ltd, ship & insurance brokers of Cardiff, 1919;

1919   correspondence
Hughes 28-45

materials regarding shipping, 1859-1928;

1859 - 1928
Hughes 31-52

misc. papers & reports, including file of accounts of owners of the SS Sotero, Linmere, Boscau, Ravenspoint, 1923-8, papers regarding the collision of the Zealand & Ravenspoint, off Liverpool, 1927-8, memorandum

1923 - 1933 ships
Hughes 417

rough notebook of Capt John Williams of the Luther, 1869-70;

1869 - 1870 ships
Hughes 442-60

misc papers regarding the Porthdinllaen branch of the RNLI, 1949-79 including programme of naming ceremony of MV Charles Henry Ashley, newspaper cuttings, order of service of the handing over ceremony of the Kathleen Mary & the Horace Clarkson

1949 - 1979 rescue coastguard
Hughes 46-55

materials regarding ship insurances, 1897-1917

1897 - 1917
Hughes 55-110

papers regarding the Luther, schooner, 1850-70, including invoices, receipts, notes, bills, letters, includes references to the Thomas, SS Bonny;

1850 - 1870 ships
Hughes 7

list of vessels Hughes served on, 1913-33;

1913 - 1933 ships
Hughes 8-26

misc. papers mostly regarding the Inveress, 1917-19, including account of its loss off the island of Rapa;

1917 - 1919 ships wrecks
Hughes 959-95

letters in Welsh regarding the Cyrus, brig, Agnes, schooner, George the 4th, Glandore, Madryn, schooner, Neanthus, 1841-78

1841 - 1878 correspondence ships
Hughes XM4889

papers of Revd Griffith Hughes & family, in Welsh & English, including 54, shipping account book of Revd Griffith Hughes containing accounts of the Mariah Cathrine, 1841-58, the Reindeer, schooner, 1840-74, the G

1840 - 1874 ships
Hughes XM531

papers of Emrys Hughes of Borthygest including 1-18, correspondence regarding ships of Porthmadog including the Elizabeth, Evelyn, Ellen Jones, Walter Ulric, Fleetwing, Cadwalader Jones, Rose of Torridge, Theda, C.E. Spooner, Annie Lloyd

1943 - 1947
Hughes XM6774

papers of Capt. John Hughes of East Twthill, Caerfarfon, 1868-1938, including 3-6, copy letter books for the Altair, barque, Marion Inglis, ship & Talus, ship, 1909-11;

1868 - 1938
M/1436/1-3

victualling & wages books regarding Penrhyn Castle, 1876-86

1876 - 1886 food ships
M/1668

printed special resolutions & articles of Association of Bangor Mutual Ship Insurance Society, Ltd, 1881

1881  
M/1694

letter from Wm Williams of Liverpool to Mr Gawen Hughes regarding Liverpool emigration ships to the USA & emigration law on second class accommodation, 13 February 1893

1893   correspondence America
M/1705

transcript of a letter from Edward Bridges of Aber Wheeler to Lady Salisbury (in the John Rylands Library MSS) regarding riot at Caernarvon & difficulties of shipping butter, 21 February 1758

1758   correspondence cargo dairy protest
M/1745/13

covering letter & newspaper cuttings with a description of six bodies washed up at Barmouth, October 1917

1917   correspondence deaths
M/1746

assignment of two shares in the Eleanor & Jane, sloop, 1831

1831   ownership ships
M/1763

transcript of diary of Thomas Clarkson, anti-slaver, on Welsh tour including ports, 28 June - 11 November 1824

1824   journal slavery
M/1775/1&2

information extracted from Lloyd's records regarding the Ada of Caernarfon, schooner & letter from depositor with an account of sea voyage in 1848

 

1848   shis travel
M/1902/4

poster advertising steam communication between Caernarfon & Dublin by H.M. War Office Steam Packet Air, 22 August 1831

1831   illustrations
M/1903

account book of seamen's wages on the Arabella on return voyage to Rangoon, 1876-7

1876 - 1877 ships travel Burma
M/1967

receipt book for duty paid to the Trinity House Pilotage Service calculated on pilots' earnings, 1951-66

1951 - 1966
M/249/2

auction notice of the Lively, flat, 22 December 1821

1821  
M/2608

diaries of voyages of the Blodwen, 1906, in Welsh

1906   journals travel ships
M/2899

shipment book of Carreg y Llam Quarry Ltd, 1928-34

1928 - 1934
M/423

minute book of the South Caernarvonshire Fishery Board, 1874-1913, includes discussion of salmon fishery & Pwllheli weirs

1874 - 1913
M/565/2

diary of Mr Jones, ship's provisioner, 1886, in South China seas

1886   journal
M/911

account book of Robert Jones, ships' provisioner of Nefyn, 1818-42

1818 - 1842
M141

account book of the Helen, schooner, 1872

1872   ships
M143/2

Directors' report & balance sheet of the Great Orme's Head & Marine Drive Co. (Llandudno), 1897

1897  
M187/3

letter from Wm Owen, Utica, USA to Thomas Williams, Ffestiniog, Merioneth, with description of voyage, 1845

1845   correspondence America travel
M246

two share certificates in the Ship Eirian Co. Ltd & the Ship Gwynedd Co. Ltd, 25 May 1887

1887   ownership Companies
M262/24

journal of Edward Roberts of Ceunant, emigrant, to Australia, 1886

1886  
M329

logbook of the Margaret & Jane, 1870

1870   ships
M81/1-3

papers regarding John Roberts of Criccieth, comprising mariners register ticket & two discharge certificates from the Magician, 1851 & John Evans, 1877

1851 - 1877 ships
newborough archives 13029-33

papers on the development of Holyhead & Porthdinllaen, 1845-7;

1845 - 1847
newborough archives 13034-5

papers on the building of Portdinllaen Pier, 1726;

1726   construction leisure
newborough archives 13036-68

papers on Traeth Mawr & Porthmadog improvements, 1807-21;

1807 - 1821
newborough archives 13311-14

papers on proposed Llyfni Vale Railway & Harbour, 1858-9;

1858 - 1859 transport ports development
newborough archives 13379-517

papers on boating & yachting, 1825-1953, n.d.;

1825 - 1953 sailing leisure
newborough archives 15047

letter of EW Townly at Bodgaia to Lord Newborough with news of voyage to Bardsey Isle, 9 September 1776;

1776   correspondence travel
newborough archives 15050 letter from Edward Jones to Lord Newborough, Florence, regarding Dublin vessel bound for Leghorn & exporting Italian plants for his Welsh garden, 1787; 1787   correspondence trade
newborough archives 15052

letter from Robert Porter, Leghorn, to Lord Newborough, Florence, with news of Bardsey Island & insurance problems, export of hats to England, 1791;

1791   correspondence trade
newborough archives 15324

letter of Farrars & Co. lawyers, to George Bettiss, Caernarfon, regarding custom house lease, 1820;

1820   correspondence
newborough archives 15553

copy letter from W. Glynne Griffith, Bodegroes, to George Bettiss, Caernarfon, regarding hiring a Pwllheli vessel with slate, 1823;

1823   correspondence ships
newborough archives 15564

letter from Thomas Hazlehurst, Runcorn, Chester, to George Bettiss, Caernarfon, regarding the Ant, 1823;

1823   correspondence ships
newborough archives 15922

letter from George Bettiss to W. Glynne Griffith, Bodegroes with discussion of the harbour & quay, 1824;

1823 - 1824 correspondence ports
newborough archives 15926

copy letter from W.G. Griffith to Wiliam Elias regarding two vessels with slates for Rhuddlan, 1824

1824   correspondence ships cargo
newborough archives 3598-606

files of correspondence & accounts regarding Col. Wynn's boats including the Firefly, Emerald II & Lily of Laguna mainly with Camper & Nicholson Ltd, ship & yacht builders, Southampton, also particulars of the steam l

1927 - 1945
newborough archives 4101 commonplace book includes diary for a cruise from Marseilles to Genoa, 1830; 1830   journal travel
newborough archives 4107

diary of Emily Annina Wynn's voyage on the Vesta to Ireland & the continent, 1856, with a list of the crew;

1856   travel journal ships
newborough archives 4125

logbook of voyages on the Nile M.S. Arcadia, Ballaarat & Aureuaratas, 1894-5;

1894 - 1895 travel Egypt ships
newborough archives 4148

letter of John Price, London, to Mrs Murray-Gladstone with news that her son sailed on the SS Australia, 1901;

1901   correspondence ships
Newborough Archives XD2

Newborough Archives includes 2823-5, files of correspondence regarding the Firefly, yacht, 1933-7;

1933 - 1937
P.Q.

additional Penrhyn Quarry records including 132, volume of charter parties of Anglesey Shipping Co., 1901-10

1901 - 1910 mining
Poole 5216

draft bill of sale of the Caesar of Amlwch, sloop, 1777;

1777   ships
Poole 5217

draft bill of sale of the Betty of Beaumaris, 20 July n.y.;

  ships
Porthmadog collection 473-6

bills of sale, 1873-93;

1873 - 1893
Porthmadog collection 477-81

list of crew & bills of lading for the Evelyn, brig, 1913, including voyages to Newfoundland with seal oil & gillbones for the Rosiree Whaling Company of Beaverton, Newfoundland;

1913   ships travel
Porthmadog collection 482-3

lists of sailing ships of Porthmadog & Borth-y-gest in 1871 & c.1910, compiled 1978 & n.d.;

1871 - 1978
Porthmadog collection 484-91

discharge certificate, testimonials & letter regarding David Williams of Pwllheli, seamen & carpenter, 1880-97;

1880 - 1897 service mariner
Porthmadog collection 493

notebook of Richard Griffith with brief note regarding voyage from Hull to Liverpool, 1893, regarding SS Boronia at South Shields, 1894;

1893 - 1894 travel ships
Porthmadog collection 495

apprenticeship indenture of John Ellis, shipwright, 1838;

1838   training building
Porthmadog collection 496-8

correspondence & receipts regarding shares in the William Thomas Liverpool Steamship Company, 1899-1909;

1899 - 1909
Porthmadog collection 503

freight account book of ships' sailings, June 1896;

1896  
Porthmadog collection 505

letter & report regarding entry in Lloyd's Register Book of the motor ketch Garlandstone, 1916-19

1916 - 1919 correspondence ships
R.N.(V)R.Carnarvon Battery

records of R.N. Reserve

 
Thomas 2-34

correspondence, telegrams & newspaper reports, 1874-1902, with references to the Glentilt, Malabar, British Princess, John Davies, Disraeli, Superior, Northumberland, Minnehaha, Merioneth, Flintshire, Carnarvonshire, Dolbadarn Castle, Afon

1874 - 1902 ships
thomas 35-44

misc. papers, 1876-1903, n.d., including letters, cargo account of the British Princess, 1876;

1876 - 1903 correspondence ships
Thomas 45-9

papers regarding Capt. James Jameson, 1851-c.1960, including references to the lady Head, Larne, Glenlyon;

1851 - 1960
Thomas 50-7

correspondence of R. Reginald Froom, 1930-75, regarding his grandfather Capt. Thomas;

1930 - 1975
thomas 62-94

additional papers including letters & telegrams about the illness & death of Capt. Robert Thomas, & misc. papers

  correspondence
Thomas XM4338

papers of Capt. Robert Thomas of Llandwrog & Liverpool, comprising 1, diary, 1883;

1883   journal
Vaynol papers/2574-5

papers regarding parliamentary act to improve Caernarfon harbour, 1809, including objections of Harbour Trustees to new act

1809   ports
Vaynol papers/2577-96

legal papers regarding Bangor ferry, 1814-32 including legal papers regarding ferry & proposed bridge, 1818

1814 - 1832
Vaynol papers/2650

letter from R.G. Duff to John Millington regarding proposed harbour of refuge & Caernavon, Holyhead & Porthdinllaen, 1864

1864   correspondence ports
Vaynol papers/2683-4

correspondence between John Millington & R.G. Duff regarding death of Evan Thomas, boatman, & his son becoming boatman & pilot, April 1866

1866  
Vaynol papers/4372

agent account book regarding subscription to Anglesey Local Association for the preservation of life from shipwreck, 1829

1829  
Vaynol papers: 2700, 2722, 2754, 2766

correspondence between R.G. Duff & John Millington regarding Vaynol estate yacht, 19 July 1866, 13 June 1867, 9 May 1868, 26 August 1868;

1866 - 1868 leisure
Vaynol/5665-6870

receipts, bills & vouchers for Llanberis, Clogwyn Coch & Drwsycoed copper mines, 1830-6, including, 5677-8, 5680, 5687-8, 5713, 5732-4, 5744, 5749, 5760-1, 5772, 5775-6, 5784, 5803, 5811-12, 5819, 5831-2, 5838, 5841, 5843, 5848, 5851-3, 58

1830 - 1836 mining ships
Vaynol/7329

estate letter book regarding shipping, 1898-1902

1898 - 1902
Vaynol: 2597-612

papers regarding slate trade, 1821-32; 2880, statistics of slates shipped from Port Dinorwic, 1856-63

1821 - 1863 mining
williams 101-22

shipping papers of the Glanavon of Porthmadog regarding charter parties, 1874-7, bills of lading & misc papers, 1875-6;

1874 - 1877 ships
williams 123-4 bills, vouchers & misc. papers regarding the Nanhoron of Caernarfon, 1870-6; 1870 - 1876 ships
williams 125-36 shipping papers of the Surpass of Grangemouth regarding charter party comprising bills of lading, 1875-6, bills & vouchers, 1873-7, & misc. papers, 1873-5; 1873 - 1877 ships
williams 137-45

misc shipping papers, 1864-72, n.d.;

1864 - 1872
williams 146-282

correspondence, 1863-90, n.d., 1876-9, n.d., in Welsh & English;

1863 - 1890
williams 300-5 personal papers, 1870-1, n.d., including certificates; additional papers include 1870 - 1871
williams 327-8

bills for repairs to the Surpass, schooner, 1874,

1874   ships maintenance
williams 329

account of income & expenditure possibly from the Betsey, n.d.,

  ships
williams 330-4

misc. papers regarding the Betsey, 1872-82

1872 - 1882 ships
X/Curios

model of the Marie Sophie, St Patrick, passenger ferry, SS Greypoint, SS Boniface, SS Canganian, n.d.

  boats
X/M/1179

book of rules of the Pwllheli & Nevin Mutual Marine Assurance Association, 1860;

1860  
X/M/1740/29-46

bundle of papers regarding Bernard Dunphy, including reports & letters whilst on HMS Conway, school ship, 1897-9, prospectus of Bengal Covenanted Pilot Service, 1903, drill certificate on HMS Eagle, 1909, newscuttings & photo

1897 - 1939 correspondence navy training illustrations wrecks welfare
X/M/2002/1-91

The Lifeboat, 1947-73, & 92-67, RNLI Yearbook, 1965-71; 98-118, material on lifeboats, mostly printed including histories, & some programmes, 1912-70; 119-200, ts histories including lifeboat stations, shipping, wrecks, etc, n.d.; 201-8, T

1912 - 1978 rescue coastguard
X/M/4700

seamen's papers of Thomas William Parry of Penmaenmawr comprising 1-2, discharge certificates, 1912-14, 3-5, wages accounts for voyages on the Colonian, 1912, Rhesus, 1914, Polyphemus, 1914; 6, membership card of Seamen's Nati

1912 - 1914 service ships welfare
X/M/4746/3

letter from EJ Hughes, Mann, Macneal & Co. Ltd, steamship owners, ship & insurance brokers of Liverpool, to D.C. Pritchard, Caernarfon regarding motor yacht & lifeboat, 30 Arpil 1924

1924   correspondence companies
X/M/4773

bundle of service certificates & testimonials regarding Wm Owen of Garn, ordinary seaman, 3rd officer & 2nd officer, including certificates in signalling & certificate for attendance at a submarine course at Plymouth, 27 August 1918

1918  
X/M/4822

copy death certificate of Wm Jones, cook on the Grand Duke of 1877, 1981

1877 - 1981
X/M/4868

papers of David Williams, seaman, comprising discharge certificates, 1885-90 & testimonials, 1890-4 with letter of recommendation, n.d.

1890 - 1894 service
X/M/4937

papers, mostly discharge certificates of Morris Jones, 1893-1944, Richard Thomas Jones, 1901, & Richard Pierce Jones, 1925-41

1893 - 1944 service
X/M/4994/1-3

discharge certificates of Henry Jones from the Bellona of Caernarfon, 1871 & the Physician of Caernarfon, 1879, of John James of the Twelve Apostles of Caernarfon, 1880

1871 - 1880 service ships
X/M/5009

papers of Capt. Thomas Owen of Tudweiliog, partner in Roberts, Owen & Co. of Liverpool including testimonials, discharge certificates, master's certificate, correspondence, 1872-c.1932

1872 - 1932 service
X/M/5056/1-90

, photocopies of papers of Griffith Owen, shipbuilder of Morfa Nevin including letters, bills, receipts, rough sketch, certificates regarding ships including the Comet, Ebenezer Parry, Planet, in Welsh & English of 1

1863 - 1880 construction correspondence
X/M/5058

broadsheet containing extracts from newspapers articles entitled `gallantry recognised at Cardiff' regarding John Humphreys of the Allanshaw & manning the lifeboat which saved the Electric Light crew at Newfoundland, 1889

1889   publications rescue
X/M/5152

papers of Wm Williams of Bardsey including discharge certificates, 1882-1900 & service certificates, 1888-1930

1882 - 1930
X/M/5172/7/1

Owen W. Griffith's discharge certificate on the Araucania of Liverpool, 1879

1879   service ships
X/M/658/1

cargo book of the Alert, brig, of Pwllheli, 1826-7.

1826 - 1827 ships
X/M/759/3

photograph of HMS Caernarvon at Holyhead, 18 September 1909

1909   illustrations navy ships
X/M/804/1-43 Within X/M/804/1-43 there is 1, crew wages book of the Alliance, sloop, 1840-1; 2, book of charter parties & other papers including 1-121, ships on charter from H. Owen & Son, Caernarfon, for the Savernake, 1870-93, Ireland, 187 1840 - 1920
X/P.R.O. Shipping Records

Caernarfonshire crew lists & agreements

 
X/Pwllheli/28

bill of sale of two 64 parts of the Lord William Paget of Beaumaris, ship, 19 July 1845

1845   ownership
X/RO/VII3

papers regarding the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club, c.1952-3

1952 - 1953 yachting leisure
XB2

records of Conway borough include 15a, estimates for the building of a new quay, 1830; 149-54, minute books of Harbour Committee, 1884-92, 1945-61, 1963-74

1830 - 1974 ports development
XBT Mrine Maps Board of Trade: marine maps and plans  
XCV/200-1

papers in the legal case between the owners of the Midas, barque, versus Thomas Parry, 1884-5

1884 - 1885 ships
XCV/201-11

papers concerning legal dispute between Robert Roberts of Trefriw & Wm Hughes, owner & master of the Martha Ann vs Messrs Fisher & Co., regarding damage to ship & to a cargo of cement, 1885

1885  
XCV/237

transcript of evidence & judgement in legal case between owners of the Edward, brig & the owners of the George Reynolds following collision off Holyhead, 1877

1877   ships
XCV/243

papers concerning legal dispute between owners of the Sunlight & the owners of the Rosetta, 1912

1912   ships
XCV/277

three copies of statement of the conditions upon which boys were to be admitted to the training ship Clio, Bangor, with a form to be completed with details about the boy, n.d.

  recruitment
XCV/303

bundle of legal papers regarding the winding up of the Bangor & North Wales Mutual Marine Legal Protection Association, 1897-1900

1897 - 1900
XCV/447

report from H.P. Manley on the SS Mimosa of Liverpool at Caernarfon regarding her sale following damage by ice in the St Lawrence to the propeller, 1874

1874   ships weather
XCV/448

bill from Henry Owen, ship & boat builder, etc, Bangor, to Captain Thomas of the Confidence, schooner, for a copper fastened boat, 1876-8

1876 - 1878 construction
XCV/449

receipted bill of lading & charter party in respect of 179 tons of manganese ore, cargo of the Prosper of Caernarfon, loaded in Gothenburg, 1882

1882   mining ships
XD/18/116-17

bundle of papers & statement of accounts concerning Gwynedd Shipping Co. Ltd & Moel Eilian Shipping Co., 1896-1901, n.d.

1896 - 1901
XD/18/17

legal papers including accounts in estate of Ann Pritchard of Pwllheli & of her husband John, shipowner, 1880, 1896

1880 - 1896
XD/28

papers of Solomon Andrews, including 1736, letter from Harry Morgan regarding tramway & regatta, 1 August 1899; 2478-80, four letter regarding landing pleasure boats at Arthog, 24 April - 25 June 1923; 2915-19, papers regarding Pwllheli Pier C

1736 - 1923 correspondence transport yachting leisure
XD/2a

Newborough estate plans including 1616-17, plan & specification & sketch plan for new dock at St David's Fort near Belan & at Belan, mid-nineteenth century; 1666-75, plans of various ships & boats including plan of Eaton Ferry near

1616 - 1882 illustrations development
XD/32

letters to G. Bovill including 533, from Morris Williams regarding his tiring of going to sea, 27 February 1900; 538, letter from A. Llewelyn Williams at Morfa Nevin regarding placing his yacht at cliff base, 1901; 548, letter from John Roberts, Y

1900 - 1935 correspondence leisure
XD/32/1068

account book, 1873-1902, including accounts of the City of St Asaph, barquentine, 1873-8, Empire, steamer, 1882-97, Treasury, steamer, 1896-1900, Corinna, barque, 1877-81, Oleander, barque, 1881, also private

1873 - 1902 barges ships
XD/32/1202

list of ships built at Porthdinllaen, 1776-1875

1776 - 1875 construction
XD/32/1203

note partly concerned with amounts of money invested in shipping, n.d.

 
XD/32/390-1, 402, 448, 457

bundles of misc. correspondence including references to Aberdaron regatta subscription, c.1862-93, applications for `fishermen's money', 1882-1906, letter from Hugh G. Jones at Cefnamwich to A.C. Leslie regarding drowning of his brother by shipwre

1862 - 1927 leisure yachting deaths
XD/32A/2/10

letter from M. Charteris, London to Wm Rochfort regarding Leinster mail boat chased by German submarine & need for more patrol ships, 1 February 1915

1915   correspondence defence security
XD/55/D10

papers regarding assignment of the Ernest, motor sloop, 1922

1922   ships
XD/70/R108

printed rules of Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1933

1933   yachting leisure
XD/72

records of Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1855-1980, including administrative including minute books, visitor books, subscription registers, list of members, annual reports, account books, invoices, receipts & invoices, letter books; correspondence;

1855 - 1980 yachting leisure
XD/8/2

letters of W.A. Madocks, 1805-50, mainly concerned with coastal erosion, storms & damage to Tremadock embankment

1805 - 1850 correspondence environment weather
XD/8/6/68

receipt for shipping 4 cases, 1 trunk & 1 crate of furniture on the Lark of Liverpool to Pwllheli, 3 June 1817

1817   ships
XD1

Caernarfon borough records include 120, account of town duty, 1770; 105-7, copies of resolutions regarding proposed Act of Parliament, 1792; 9, analysis of Act of Parliament, n.d.; 108, harbour byelaws,, 1820; 109, harbour rates & dues, 1821;

1770 - 1939
XD15/1-200

records of Caernarvon Harbour Trust, 1829-1968, including minute books, agenda, ledgers, cashbooks, accounts of harbour dues, statement of account, wages, bank pass book, general accounts, Portdinorwic accounts, rentals, valuations, deeds, reports

1829 - 1968 ports
XD15/99-103

Llanddwyn lighthouse records, ??

 
XD3/447-9

shipping papers of Carter & Vincent, 1874-82

1874 - 1882
XD30

administrative, financial & personnel records of Caernarvon Royal Naval Reserve, 1863-1907, with misc. printed material & Coast Guard (Caernarfon station) administrative, financial & misc. records, 1865-1904, n.d., with misc. printed m

1863 - 1907 navy rescue
XD32

Cefnamlwch papers include Porthdinllaen Harbour Co. records, eighteenth to twentieth centuries, which are currently being listed

1700 - 1999 ports
XD41

papers of Glaslyn Foundry, Porthmadog, including 49-90, notebooks of G. Wynn Williams containing details & drawings regarding work notably 54, for the Admiralty, 1944, & 59, 72 & 77, for Tan Dinas Pier, 1948-62, 1959-61, 1962; 140, pla

1920 - 1977 illustrations navy construction
XD6/VI (CHS 1206): 1/

photographs taken on a voyage to the Far East & return, c.1894, including 1-3, unidentified ships, n.d, 23-6, photographs of the Empress of China, including Japanese emigrants to Canada, 60, B.J. Nebudda, 65-7, Dutch ship at Singapore & ha

1894 - 1902 illustrations travel
XD8

records of Messrs Breese, Jones & Casson, solicitors of Porthmadog, including 80, bill of costs regarding the Western Sea Fisheries District, 1892;

1892  
XD8, additional deposit, old list, p.2

Porthmadoc Harbour Dues, 1868-80, 1883-5, 1926-36; receipt book, 1926-36; correspondence regarding ballast wharf, 1882-8; correspondence with slate companies regarding harbour dues

1868 - 1936 ports mining
XD8, additional deposit, old list, p.7

shipping records comprising bills of sale of Francis Henry, 1874, Lady Vere de Vere, 1878, Queen Emma, 1872, 1886, Mary Lester, 1873, Princess of Wales, 1876, bank pass book of the Snowdonia, barque, 1875-

1872 - 1878 ships
XD8/4/1320

agreement for sale of 16/64 shares in the George Henry, 1869; 1327, deed of partnership of Messrs David Richards, ship chandler & Morris Jones, master mariner, both of Porthmadog regarding the establishment of a sailmaking business, 1875; 1328

1869 - 1901 ownership construction
XD88/4

papers of Trevor Roberts, solicitors, including records of Caernarfon Harbour Trust, 1758-1949, comprising 1-46, financial papers including ledger of shipping accounts, 1839-42, letters, papers regarding harbour dues; 47-88, letters, reports, etc

1758 - 1949 correspondence
XDQ, Dinorwic Quarry records 1828-1970 including IV, papers regarding slate shipments comprising 1247-65, receiving books of shipments from quarry to Port Dinorwic, 1266-1305, shipment sheets of slate transported from quary to port, 1306-15, loading books, 1316-37, cargo books, 1828 - 1970 trade mining
XIV

papers regarding Port Dinorwic, comprising 2763-7, papers regarding alteration to Port Dinorwic harbour, 1897 & 2768-98, papers regarding Assheton-Smith vs Owen regarding Caernarfon Harbour dues;

1897  
XLI/12/25-8

letters concerning the wreck of the Hornby, brig, off Orme's Head, 1823-4

1823 - 1824 correspondence ships
XM/1001

papers, 1818-65, n.d., regarding ore mining including discussion of shipments

1818 - 1865 trade shipping
XM/1004

crew lists of the Prince Llewelyn, 1860-1900

1860 - 1900 ships
XM/1017/1-2

master's certificate of Owen Owens, 1870; conditions of sale of the Eliza Jones, schooner, 1885

1870 - 1885 ships
XM/1027

extracts from letter book of owner of William Morton & John Llewelyn of Porthmadog, 1904-14

1904 - 1914 correspondence ships
XM/1048/5

deed of settlement of Porthmadog Mutual Ship Insurance Society, 1879

1879  
XM/1076

printed proposal for creating naval schools, 1783

1783   navy education training
XM/1089

proceedings of the joint committee of the Lancashire & Western Sea Fisheries District, 16 September 1937

1937   fishing
XM/1161

papers of the Penrhyn Quarry regarding Anglesey Shipping Company, n.d.

  mining
XM/1172

photocopies of papers regarding Harry Jones, goldminer, & the Welsh Company of Adventures, Cariboo, 1862-1935, n.d., including 25, diary of Captain John Evans, 1862-5; 26, cargo book of the New Blessing, 1822-4

1862 - 1935 mining journal ships
XM/1213/79

letter from Mr Pritchard, Porthmadog, to A. Foulkes, Newbridge regarding sale of shares of the late Cran Jones in the Rebecca, 17 May 1871

1871   correspondence ownership ships
XM/1217

papers of Wm Williams of Conway, including certificate, apprenticeship indenture, testimonials & list of vessels on which he sailed, 1873

1873   service
XM/1222/10

bill of sale for the County of Cardigan, ship, 8 February 1878

1878   ownership
XM/1247

notice of regatta ball of Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1853

1853   yachting leisure
XM/1276

papers regarding the Alfred including account books, 1860, 1865 & bill of sale of 16 shares, 1879

1860 - 1879 ships ownership
XM/1279/2

letter from J. Owen, SS Beacon Light, 1913

1913   correspondence ships
XM/1311/18

ms diary of W.J. Parry with account of two voyages to south America, 1893-4

1893 - 1894 journal travel Americas
XM/1335/15

letter of R. Hughes, Cooktown, Queensland, to Hugh Hughes, Porthmadog, regarding crew abandonment on ship, 25 March 1887

 

1887   correspondence Australia
XM/1369/101

annual report of Stanley Sailors' Hospital, Holyhead, 1932

1932   welfare
XM/1388/1-4

discharge certificates for Ellis R. Williams of Pwllheli, seaman, 1892-5 for SS Elise, SS Eslington, Windemere

1892 - 1895 ships service
XM/1461

notes on SS Elidir given by a former captain, n.d.

  ships
XM/1464/3

ship's account book with a log kept by D. Parry on the Leith Packet from London to Cork, June 1849

1849  
XM/1533

shipping note regarding 166 slaves from Riopongoes to the West Indies, 14 April 1800

1800   slavery Caribbean Americas
XM/1536

receipts for payments for limestone including schooner shipments, 1878-82

 

1878 - 1882 mining ships
XM/1593,1

index to shipwrecks on the north Welsh coast compiled from newspapers & transcript of logbook of the Holyhead lifeboat of 1860-93, n.d.

1860 - 1893
XM/1622/5/64-5

bundles of correspondence & papers regarding taking of shingle from the shore at Cymryd near Conway, 1893, 1902, 1902-25

1893 - 1925 coastal erosion
XM/1637/27

letter from A.J. Williams, Pwllheli, to her brother with references to Capt. Jones of the Cambrian Queen at south America, voyage to San Franciso, 5 May 1904

1904   correspondence ships travel
XM/166/10

letter from Thomas Jones, Liverpool, to his sister Margaret regarding sailing on the China to America, 16 February 1862

1862   correspondence
XM/166/6

letter from Wm Jones on the Mary at Newport to his brother & sister regarding lack of trade, loading iron at Liverpool, 4 April 1848

1848   correspondence
XM/166/9

letter from Thomas Jones, Hong Kong, to his sister Margaret regarding cargo to Australia, 9 November 1862

1862   correspondence China
XM/1669/1

records of St George's Steamship Co. Ltd of Conway, including 1-2, letter books, 1911-19; 3-78, correspondence, 1911-18; 84, annual report & statement of accounts, 1913-20; 85-6, timetables, 1911-13

1911 - 1920 Companies
XM/1672

volume comprising report & plans on communication with Ireland by Sir J. Walker, civil engineer, to Sir John Barrow, Secretary to the Admiralty, with plans including Holyhead harbour, Porthdinllaen, sketches of north Welsh coast, Chester railw

1843   navy ports
XM/1675

papers regarding damages to the Aneurin, schooner of Caernarfon from a collision with the Hilka near Deal, Kent, 1869

1869   ships
XM/1869

photocopies of family letters regarding Thomas Bell Kelley, Australian emigrant, 1856-75, regarding voyage, loss of the Gatenburgh

1856 - 1875 correspondence travel wrecks
XM/2012/1

prospectus of a proposed Iron & Wood Shipbuilding Co. at Porthmadog, July 1920

1920   construction
XM/2033

papers of Caernarvon Harbour Trust including 1-51, statements of account, 1904-63; 52-3, list of tonnage, dues & rates, 1891, 1957; 54-6, 59, 61, bye-laws, 1934-57; 57, summary of statutes, n.d.; 60, standing orders, n.d.

1891 - 1963 ports
XM/2057/1

poster regarding presentation to Wm Pritchard of Bangor regarding service to Bangor Mutual Ship Insurance Society, March 1862

1862   illustrations
XM/2058

papers regarding & Capt. Edward Roberts & family regarding Porthmadog ships comprising 1, master's competence certificate, 1868; 2, account book with J.P. Jones, draper, 1882-9; 3, account book of the Ebeneezer of Porthmadog, 1889-9

1868 - 1916 service merchants ships ownership insurance
XM/2062

brochure outlining proposal to ship slate waste from Blaenau Ffestiniog & other quarries through Porthmadog to Maplin sands, n.d.

  mining
XM/2070

papers regarding Caernarfon fishing vessels

 
XM/2129/1

account of the Three Janes, schooner, 1889-90

1889 - 1890 ships
XM/2130

bundle of accounts, correspondence, etc regarding the Raglan Castle, Hawarden Castle, Carmarthen Castle & Alumina

  ships
XM/2142

report on the sinking of the Cambrian Prince, schooner, 1903 with list of repairs to the Prince Llewelyn, 1904, & specification of cargo, 1902

1902 - 1903 wrecks ships
XM/2170/57

ms manual containing notes & questions on Middle Latitude Sailing, n.d.

  training
XM/2255

note from Davies & Sons, Menai Bridge to Captain Thomas at John Hughes, Ship Agent, Holyhead regarding superintending new ship in Grading Dock, 11 August 1860

1860  
XM/2290

papers regarding W.E. Morris, harbour master, Porthmadog, 1821-1918

1821 - 1918 ports
XM/2291/1-23

papers regarding Porthmadog harbour including correspondence, 1896-1912; balance sheets, 1891, 1904-17; misc. papers, 1850-1965

1850 - 1965 ports
XM/2296/1-3

naval papers of Wm Owen Jones of Botwnnog, including service certificate, 1923, certificate of registration, 1919 & victualling station card at Devonport, c.1918

1918 - 1919 navy
XM/2310/3

printed regulations of the RNLI, 1912

1912   rescue lifeboats
XM/2316

copy of advertisement for a voyage of the Hindoo, barque of Caernarvon, 1843 (see also X/M/5117)

1843   illustrations travel ships
XM/2319/9-11

letters of David Morris of Ceylon Villa, Porthmadog with references to the North Gwalia, Exelsior & Elizabeth, 1898-1900

1898 - 1900 correspondence ships
XM/2333

printed report of the Society of the Industrial Training Ship Clio for homeless, destitute & poor respectable boys, 1879

1879   welfare education
XM/2338

letter of Wm Thomas, manager of Prydain Steamship Company Ltd, Nevin to John Jones, Llanllyfni regarding shares with shares certificate & plan of the Prydain, a new screw steamer, 13 June 1883

1883   correspondence ownership
XM/2347

bills of sale of the Dinorwic, Velinheli, Enid & Elidir, screw steamships, 22 June 1907

1907  
XM/2360

letter from Thomas Jones, SS Jacob Ruppent to his sister M. Davies, Caernarfon, regarding South Pole exploration with Admiral Byrd, 28 December 1933

1933   correspondence ships expeditions navy adventure
XM/2374

copy of the log of Capt. J. Hughes, Caernarfon, with an account of the loss of the Inverness, barque, by fire, 1918

1918   ships damage
XM/2377/1-6

papers regarding Wm Prytherch, Penmaenmawr, & service on the Jervis Bay, 1930-2, n.d.

1930 - 1932 ships
XM/2387/1

deed of arrangement regarding forming the Porthmadog Mutual Ship Insurance Society, 21 May 1841

1841  
XM/2387/2

log of the Mary Lloyd, schooner, 1905-6

1905 - 1906 ships
XM/2398/1-2

booklet on the centenary of Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. Ltd, 1930 & pamphlet `Ships of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. Ltd', 1962

1962   Companies
XM/2400/2

poster regarding sea excursion trips by the Marseilles, fast saloon steamer, from Llandudno pier, 1888

1888   illustrations leisure ships
XM/2405

correspondence file regarding assistance given by the crew of RMS Anglia to SS Alexandria, 1922

1922   ships
XM/2431/1

register of notes of protest by ships' captains regarding damages, 1903-9

1903 - 1909
XM/2431/2

letter from a sailor at Calcutta to his parents regarding voyage, 7 January 1855

1855   correspondence India travel
XM/2459

scrapbook of Lady Agnes Turner including misc. correspondence, newspaper cuttings & papers regarding the John & the Lady Penrhyn, 1729-1903

1729 - 1903 ships
XM/2505/1-3

disbursement book of the Blodwen of Porthmadog, 1892-1901; journals of the Norfolk Island, 1895, the Gifford, 1896-7

1892 - 1901 ships
XM/2506/1-2

letters regarding the wreck of the Catherine Richard of Porthmadog, 1892, 1950

1892 - 1950 correspondence ships
XM/2537

papers, mainly discharge certificates, regarding Richard Evans of Porthmadog, 1880-1931

1880 - 1931 service
XM/2543

papers, mainly discharge certificates, regarding Owen Owens of Porthmadog, 1893-1923

1893 - 1923 service
XM/2564

bills of sale in the Eastward & Two Brothers, 1905

1905   ships
XM/2582: 1

letter from Catherine Davies to her mother Mrs Mary Morris, Porthmadog with news of her husband's safe Atlantic crossing in the Gwen Evan, 1842; 18, seaman's discharge certificate of Richard Roberts of Porthmadog, 1883-1900; 19, report of t

1842 - 1900 correspondence travel ships service
XM/2589

copies of papers regarding the Tyne, brigantine of Porthmadog, of 1867-1915 & n.d., including correspondence, receipts, account, wages book

1867 - 1915 ships
XM/2608/1-2

copy diaries of voyages of the Blodwen, 1906, in Welsh

1906   journals travel ships
XM/2615/19

letter of indemnity regarding the British & North Atlantic Steamship Company with associated letters, 1894-1903

1894 - 1903 correspondence
XM/2630/242

share certificate in the Wm Thomas Shipping Company Ltd, 1919, & associated papers, 1921-2

1919 - 1922 ownership
XM/2645

poster of annual regatta of Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1888

1888   illustrations yachting leisure
XM/2679

papers of Wm R. Evans mainly discharge certificates, 1899-1922, certificate of lifeboatman efficiency, 1928

1899 - 1928 service
XM/2698/1-3

papers of Tom Jones comprising letter on the Blodwen to his wife Nell with news of ship at Deal, 7 May 1901; letter on the Norfolk Island at Liverpool to Miss Nell Owen, 29 March 1895; essay relating history of encounter with a Germa

1895 - 1917 correspondence
XM/2747

correspondence regarding the Menai, paddle steamer, 1962

1962   ships
XM/2849

ts recollections of Vice-Admiral J.E. Stika, US coastguard, 1975 & ts annotated bibliography of the United States Life Saving Service, 1975

1975   navy rescue
XM/2851

ts notes regarding the Sailors' Institute, Bangor

  welfare
XM/2858/1-2

bills for the Unity, schooner, 1908

1908   ships
XM/2876/2

programme of Royal Welsh Yacht Club regatta, 12 August 1898

1898   yachting leisure
XM/2884/1

charter party between the Enigma of castletown & Messrs R. Bowton & Co., quarry owners, Porthmadog, 11 August 1910

1910   ships
XM/2895

certificate of master's competency of John Jones of Port Dinorwic, 1875

1875  
XM/2970

letter from Ebenezer Roberts, shipbuilder, Porthmadog, to Mr Pritchard regarding timber, 20 December 1873

1873   correspondence construction
XM/2983/1

letter from Hugh Owens, seaman on HMS Cornwallis at Hong Kong to his mother near Bangor with news of the `China ransom', the Appollo, 4 May 1843

1843   correspondence navy ships
XM/3126

photocopy of the prospectus & memorandum of the Association of the Criccieth Pier & Harbour Company, Ltd, 13 February 1890

1890   ports
XM/3137

papers regarding Capt. John Owen & voyage of the Republic to Brazil, 1894

1894   travel ships Americas
XM/3142

bundle of seamans' discharge certificates of Henry Parry of Caernarvon, 1874-85

1874 - 1885 service
XM/321: 1

printed paper regarding Portdinllaen harbour improvement, 1807; 2, ledger of Wm Jones, general dealer & ships' supplier, 1818-42; 3, shipping ledger, 1842-53, 1862-3; 4-5, shipping account books, 1847-57, 1884-94; 6, account book of the Wil

1807 - 1894 ports
XM/3232/1

statement of apportionment of net proceeds of wreck of the John Wesley, schooner, c.1869

1869  
XM/3375/1-2

photocopies of list of wrecks & shipping disasters with Australian connections or wrecked off Australia, n.d. & letter with account of wreck of the Amalthea, yacht, on 1 January 1919, 25 February 1977

1919 - 1977
XM/3549: 3

volume of shipping reports of north Welsh marine insurance companies, late nineteenth century; 10 & 13, report of directors of North Shipping Company Ltd, 1946, 1948; 14-15, letters of managers of North Shipping Company Ltd regarding ships, 19

1914 - 1960
XM/3577

seaman's wages book of the Cambrian Queen, 1897-9

1897 - 1899 ships
XM/3653

copy of memorandum of agreement to build a vessel, 27 April 1899

1899   construction
XM/4016/133-4

card regarding the launch of The Sister's Memorial, lifeboat, 1861 & leaflet regarding order of service, n.d.

1861   rescue
XM/4016/152-4

poster & timetables of the motor launches Sunbeam & Red Motor Boats, 1952, 1957, n.d.; 177-80, papers regarding Pier Pavilion, 1899, 1954, n.d.

1899 - 1957 illustrations leisure
XM/4042

papers regarding a cruise for Welsh speakers on RMS Orduna to Norway, 1933

1933   leisure ships Scandinavia
XM/4046/127

bundle of correspondence & articles regarding Capt. Edward G. Owen of SS Ant, 1938-45

1938 - 1945 ships
XM/4046/131

reports & correspondence regarding wreck of the Vale of Conway in 1872, 1946

1872 - 1946 ships
XM/4046/78 & 80

accounts of vessels at Trefriw Quay, 1826-35, 1864-75

1826 - 1875 ships
XM/4066: 1-25

papers regarding Philip Knowling, 1938-62, including seal hunting in Labrador & 26-36, papers regarding Butlin's Holiday Camp, Pwllheli, 1959-61, n.d.

1938 - 1962 leisure
XM/4088/1-321

, papers of Seiont II Preservation Association include 1-10, papers of Capt. Richard Owen, harbour master of Caernarfon, 1849-1906; 12-24, 57-71, papers regarding the Waterloo, 1897-1906, 1891-1910; 75, cargo book of the Revival

1843 - 1988 correspondence navy
XM/419

papers of Western Sea Fisheries, 1867-1900, including minutes, correspondence, accounts, ledger

1867 - 1900 fishing
XM/436/35

certificate of David Lloyd bound for Virginia on the Barnabey, 13 July 1671

1671   America ships emigration
XM/4370/66-71

letters of Wm Evans Morris, Porthmadog, to his family including references to voyage on SS John Williams, SS Rebecca, April 1894

1894   correspondence travel ships
XM/4370/78

letter of John Morris, Porthmadog, to his brother Daniel with news of the death of Capt. Robert Williams of the Palestine, 1904

1904   correspondence ships
XM/441/3

bill of J. Owen Jones, plumber, Caernarfon, to owners of the Sarah Wynne, smack, 1869

1869   ships
XM/4451

photocopies of papers regarding Capt. David Williams including 3, of reminiscences of his career, n.d.; 4, poster of Aberdovey & Barmouth Steamship Co, Ltd, c.1907-14; 5, share certificate of David Williams of Morfa Nevin in the Aberdovey &

1907 - 1914 illustrations
XM/4469/1-6

reports & rules of shipping insurance companies, 1875-1916

1875 - 1916
XM/4586

papers regarding Owen Williams, including 1-2, discharge certificate from the Ann M. Laster of Gloucester, 1853, & the Marco Polo of Liverpool, 1855; 3, mariner's register ticket, 1843

1843 - 1855 service ships
XM/4596

welcome home certificate to sub-lieut. Howell Bergwynn Holl of the Duke of Albany by parish church of Porthmadog, c.1918

1918   ships
XM/4632

sublittoral report of near-shore areas of Bardsey Island, 1981

1981   coastal
XM/4648/5-9

copies death certificates of John Jones, seamen from 1867-8 (1961 & 1978)

1867 - 1978
XM/4657

papers of Pierce Lloyd Williams, naval surgeon, in English & Welsh, including 101-12, certificates, 1919-40, n.d., 113-80, correspondence, including on HM Nerissa, HM Hospital ship Aba, Hospital Carrier Brighton, newspaper cuttin

1916 - 1951 navy doctor
XM/4783

copy of pamphlet by Peter Evans, `an account of the voyage of the brig Albion of Cardigan... with emigrants, etc from Caernavon to North America'

  travel ships
XM/4961/138-41

papers of John Thomas, mariner, & family, including letter with news of safe voyage, 1814, doctor's bill, 1817, letter with news of arrival at Flint, damage by storm, 1839, appeal for funds for memorial for drowning of John Thomas & son in

1814 - 1839 correspondence travel weather death ships
XM/4961/143

promissory note of Hugh Roberts, master of the Minnehaha to John Ellis after ship sails from Shields, 1868

1868  
XM/5018/1-53

service papers of John E.E. Fenton of Rochdale, Lancs. & Colwyn, seaplane pilot, 1917-19, n.d., including appointments on HMS President, flight profile & flight reports, charts of Galata area, Aegean Sea & Chanak area, RAF recor

1917 - 1919 ships navy
XM/511

report of Porthmadoc Mutual Ship Insurance Society, 1848; photocopy of seaman's discharge certificate, 1876; correspondence & other papers of Emrys Hughes regarding Porthmadog & its ships, 1906-56

1848 - 1956 service
XM/5120/71-94

include photocopies of letters from Hugh Jones in Georgia, USA, 1785-92, with references to voyage from Britain, American privateers, Earl of Chester, etc.

1785 - 1792 correspondence America travel ships
XM/5214

photocopy of master's certificate of Capt. John Hughes of Criccieth, 11 May 1874

1874   service
XM/5226/37

booklet `a list of tonnage, rates & dues payable in the port of Carnarvon', 1844

1844  
XM/5226/40

wages book of Willliam Griffith Jones, labourer at the Eifl Quarry, employed in loading & dicharging setts at Trefor Dock, 1923-6

1923 - 1926
XM/5235

continuous discharge certificate of John Owen Jones, 1906-24

1906 - 1924 service
XM/5344/9

wages account book of David Jones, Nefyn, while serving on the John Pegg, Mary Reynolds, Black Burn of Preston, Unicorn, schooners, 1860-72

1860 - 1872 ships
XM/543/30

papers regarding Arfon Shipping Co. Ltd, Caernarfon comprising register of members, share transfers & annual lists & summaries, 1876-8

1876 - 1878
XM/5442

shipping papers of Capt. John Victor Owen including 1-2, 5-6, diaries on the Wiscombe Park of Liverpool, 1916-17, 1917-18, 1917-18, 1919-20; 3, master's competency certificate, 1921; 4, service ribbons, 1939-45

1916 - 1945 journal ships
XM/546/58-108

collection of papers regarding Capt. Griffith Thomas & the Napoleon, schooner, 1809-97, n.d., including letters, merchants' receipts including those of provisioners, logbooks, cargo slips, bundles of misc. documents

1809 - 1897 ships correspondence
XM/5460

papers regarding the family of Capt. Wm Jones, including son Capt. John Jones of the county of Cardigan & Capt. Evan Jones of the Moel Tryvan, in Welsh & English

 
XM/5503

papers regarding Wm Hughes of Caernarfon comprising 1-9, discharge certificates 1882-95; 10-11, letters of recommendation, 1895, 1899

1882 - 1899 service
XM/556

ms volume by Robert Williams Vaughan, Barmouth, on `navigation', 4 January 1848

1848  
XM/5581

bill of sale of one share in the Glandinorwig, barque, 14 September 1889

1889   ownership ships
XM/5604/5-7

papers regarding SS Sheridan, 1945, including list of crew, order for provisions & portage bill

1945   navy
XM/5620

letter of Issac J. Evans, Alabama, to his wife Sydney & son John, with news of disease on ship & at Havana, the Beeston Castle, 9 January 1868

1868   correspondence America ships Cuba illness
XM/565/2

diary, etc. of ship's officer, 1886

1886   journal
XM/568/1

letter from Hugh Finlay, San Fransisco, seaman & Australian emigrant, to his wife, in Welsh & English, 1 December 1859

1859   correspondence America mariner
XM/5686

mortgage of 64 shares in the Sarah, carvel of Caernarfon, 12 December 1871

1871   ownership ships
XM/571

papers regarding Criccieth including 3, discharge certificate of Richard Jones, seaman, 1885; 5, notebook of Ellis Jones with details of voyages, 1904; 6, identity service certificate of Richard Jones, seaman, 9 August 1920; 7, members' contributi

1885 - 1920 service travel
XM/5728

copies of Deganwy harbour books including arrivals & sailings book, c.1882-1934 & porterage book, 1884-1938

1882 - 1938
XM/5769

continuous discharge certificate of Wm Williams of Aberdaron, 1901-10

1901 - 1910 service
XM/5774/1-10

papers regarding John Hughes, ship's carpenter of Amlwch, 1873-84, including letters

1873 - 1884 correspondence construction
XM/5774/11-33

papers regarding Henry Jones, seaman, including discharge certificates, 1914-27

1914 - 1927 service
XM/5774/37

service certificate of Rees Ellis, 8 October 1920

1920  
XM/5857

seamen's wages book of the Arabella, 1875-6

1875 - 1876 ships
XM/5877

insurance policy of the Robert, 25 October 1839

1839   ships
XM/5898/1-3

papers regarding John Bryan of Caernarfon, sailmaker, including apprenticeship indentures & partnership agreement, 1863, 1894, 1881

1863 - 1881 construction training
XM/5946

copy of poem of the Glanperis in 1887, c.1983

1887 - 1983 ships
XM/5960

papers of Capt. Philip Davies & family, 1854-94, n.d., in Welsh & English inlcuding master's competency certificate, 1854

1854 - 1894 service
XM/5976/74

receipt of the Caernarvon Rowing Club to Llewelyn Jones for one year's membership, June 1904

1904   leisure
XM/5987

account by a man of Greenock, 1873, including a voyage by steamer to the Menai straits

1873   travel
XM/6012/8

letter from D. Evans on the Sierra Colonna to his parents in Pwllheli, 21 August 1898

1898   correspondence
XM/603/228-45

papers concerning Llandudno Pier Co. vs Conway Union, 1876-1907, n.d., including pier accounts, receipts, letters

1876 - 1907 leisure
XM/6041/1-3

copies of portbooks for Caernarfon comprising for the Customer & Controller, 1788-9 & for import & exports with Ireland, 1788-9

1788 - 1789 trade commerce
XM/6049

papers of Griffith Williams of Porthmadog comprising discharge certficates, 1888-1913 & certificates of good conduct, 1887-1911

1887 - 1913 service
XM/6204

papers of Capt. Arthur Horatio Turner & his son Capt. Arthur Rodney Turner, 1914-63, mainly comprising discharge certificates

1914 - 1963 service
XM/6243

papers of Thomas Bugbird & Son Ltd, civil engineering contractors including 1-2, plans of Holyhead harbour, 1836-42; 3, chart showing courses from Holyhead & Porthdinllein to Kingstown, Ireland, 1842; 4, chart of Holyhead, 1853; 5-7, copy

1836 - 1924
XM/6245/4-20

discharge certificates of Robert Jones of Criccieth, 1886-99

1886 - 1899 service
XM/6246/1-54

papers regarding Capt. Robert Thomas, shipbuilder of Nefyn & Capt. David Davies of Nefyn, c.1839-98, n.d. including photocopies of account books of the Zebra, 1853-8 & the Elidir, 1854, account of money paid over the John<

1839 - 1898 construction ships correspondence
XM/6279/1

testimonial of Capt. Thomas Williams of the SS North Erin, 1898

1898   ships
XM/6305/8

parchment registration certificate of Shipping Federation Ltd issued to Rice Parry of Porthdinorwic, 1904

1904  
XM/6305/9

continuous discharge certificate of Evan Jones of Porthmadog, 1906-30

1906 - 1930 service
XM/6309

copies of letters & cabin tickets regarding proposed emigration of Jarrett Hughes of Llanllyfni to America with the Cunard Line, 1908-10

1908 - 1910 correspondence
XM/6312/1-6

papers of Lewis Jones of Porthmadog, ship's carpenter, 1897-1908, comprising discharge certificates, testimonials, account

1897 - 1908 service construction
XM/6312/7-16

papers of Owen Henry Owen of Porthmadog, ship's bosun, 1926-47, including testimonials, account of wages on SS Empire Regent, 1944

1926 - 1947
XM/632/1

discharge certificate for David Humphreys, seaman of Porthmadog, from the Solway at London, 21 July 1856

1856   service
XM/632: 1

seaman's discharge certificate, 1856; 2, deed of settlement of Porthmadog Insurance Society, 1879

1856 - 1879 service
XM/642/1

poster of timetable for the St Tudno & St Elvies, paddle steamers, between Liverpool & North Wales, May & June, 1898

1898   ships routes travel
XM/6469

copy of receipted account of Caenarfon Harbour Trustees for deepening the new basin, 1880

1880   ports
XM/6474

copy of notes made by Douglas Hague on the Bardsey Lighthouse, n.d.

 
XM/6478

continous discharge certificates of John Jones of Nefyn, 1902-13

1902 - 1913 service
XM/6533

handbook of the Royal Anglesey Yacht Club, 1985

1985   yachting
XM/654

minute book & list of donations of Caernarvon Rowing Club, 1856-65

1856 - 1865 boating leisure
XM/663

wages account book of the Glad Tidings, 1881-9

1881 - 1889 ships
XM/6654

photocopies of documents including 1, master's competency certificate of Evan William Jones of Nefyn & South Shields, 1909; 2, partial continuous discharge certificate, 1916-52; 3, log of the Inverness, 1918; 6, discharge certificate of

1916 - 1952 service ships
XM/668

seaman's certificate of character & discharge of Richard Williams of Caernarfon, 1859

1859   service
XM/669/2

misc. papers including 12-14, comments by Sir Llewelyn Turner on Caernarvon Harbour Trust & the new harbour works, 1887; 83, paper regarding the collision of the Ibis & the Volga off New Brighton, 16 November 1895; 116, openi

1887 - 1914 ports development ships leisure deaths coastal navy
XM/6697

papers of Wm Thomas Williams of Porthmadog, including continous discharge certificate, 1920-30

1920 - 1930 service
XM/6725/2

letter of ?W.F. Jones at Liverpool to Miss `Bwydleir' regarding travel by the Great Britain, steamer, 1889

1889   correspondence leisure
XM/6763

misc papers regarding Thomas Williams of Criccieth, including 6, letter from Lewis Steamship Company regarding a month's wages to all men who were on the SS Quito which was torpedoed, 1919; 7, letter from Criccieth & District British Legion to

1919 - 1976 correspondence navy deaths shipwrecks
XM/684

disbursement book of the Venus, schooner, 1891-4

1891 - 1894 ships
XM/686

letter from Wm Williams, of the Three Brothers, smack, to his wife & children, 1847

1847   correspondence ships
XM/6890/13

letter written on SS Magdapur, Port Said, 1921

1921   correspondence ships
XM/6932

copy letter of David Morris, Porthmadog to Dr Pierce Jones regarding Porthmadog harbour, 1923

1923   correspondence ports
XM/6935

discharge certificates of Abraham Jones of Porthmadog, 1895-1918

1895 - 1918 service
XM/6985

appointments of Roger Owen as lieut. in the R.N.R., 1915 & as temp. Lieut. R.N.R. of HM Defiance, 1915

1915   recruitment navy ships
XM/6986

navigation exercise book, c.1858 & photocopy of logbook of the Punch, schooner, 1871-2

1871 - 1872 ships training
XM/7013

programme for Llandudno Pier & Pavilion, 12 August 1932

1932   leisure
XM/7056

photocopy of notebook by G.H. Webster regarding vessels built or owned in Porthmadog, n.d.

  construction
XM/7111

memoirs of Lt. Commander Thomas Pritchard, 1941-4, with account of sinking of the SS Taishan

1941 - 1944 ship wrecks
XM/7124

photocopy of poem by Ed. Ernest Baugh of Nefyn entitled `the home-coming', 1922, of four Nefyn men who lost their lives at sea & were transported home by road from Falmouth

1922   deaths wrecks
XM/7149/1-14

papers regarding Lancelot Augustus Dobson & his family, 1892-1986, n.d., including letters regarding the loss of the Catherine Richards off Brandon Bay in 1892

1892 - 1986 correspondence ship wrecks
XM/7162

letter of John [?], on the Wynnstay at Rio de Janeiro to his family, 1897, in Welsh

1897   correspondence ships Americas Brazil
XM/7185/165-78

letter written by John Price mainly regarding Welsh marine natural history, 1878-84

1878 - 1884 correspondence
XM/7211

Porthdinorwic & Meani Straits regatta lists & programmes, 1909-50, 1954-86

1909 - 1986 yachting leisure
XM/7261/1-24

papers regarding Caernarvon Harbour Trust, 1793-1903

1793 - 1903 ports
XM/7261/25-33

papers regarding the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1939-73, n.d.

1939 - 1973 leisure yachting
XM/7296

letter of Wm Jones of Nefyn on SS North Gwalia at Alexandria to his nephew Hugh Evan Roberts, 1906, in Welsh

1906   correspondence ships
XM/7327

photocopy of official programme of Gran Bazaar of the Sailors' Rest & Institute, Porthmadog, 9-11 June, 1910

1910   welfare
XM/7376

poster of the White Funnel Fleet sailings from Llandudno Pier, 1968

1968  
XM/7380/329-30

photocopy of letter from Owen Jones, apprentice, to his father & mother, on the John Davies, New South Wales, regarding passage from Liverpool & kindness of crew, 14 November 1852; photocopy of note written by Bennett Jones, Barmout

1852   correspondence ships Australia deaths
XM/7447

reproduction posters advertising passages to & service for prospective emigrants to Australia, n.d.

  illustrations travel
XM/7488

timetable of Carnarvon & Anglesey Ferry, 10 May 1916

1916  
XM/792

discharge certificate & testimonial of Capt. Griffith Owen, 1887, 1893

1887 - 1893 service
XM/7950

autobiographical notes of Capt. W.E. Jones of Criccieth, c.1960

1960  
XM/8008

photocopy of logbook by David John Jones of voyages of the Ellen Lloyd, barquentine, M.A. James, Elizabeth, schooner, all of Porthmadog, 1910-13

1910 - 1913 travel ships
XM/8013

photocopies of papers of Mr W. Williams, boat surveyor for Arfon & Anglesey Borough Councils, formerly boatbuilder at Messrs. Dickies of Bangor, 1883-1990

1883 - 1990 construction
XM/8031

photocopies of two papers regarding service on the Abosso, Elder Dempster passenger liner, 1938, 1990

1938 - 1990 ships
XM/8034

letter regarding the Fleetwing of Porthmadog at the Falkland Islands, 17 August 1982

1982   correspondence ships
XM/8140

papers regarding the Beeswing, 1911-80, including diary of a voyage to North America, 1911-12

1911 - 1980 ships journal travel
XM/817

misc. papers regarding Porthdinllaen harbour, 1807

1807   ports
XM/8182/1

letter book of D. Hugh Jones & E. Roberts, inspectors of nuisances for Caernarvon borough, including cholera precautions for ships, 1892-1900

1892 - 1900 correspondence disease illness welfare
XM/8192

misc. papers regarding the Fossile of Pwllheli, 1851-1922

1851 - 1922 ships
XM/8217

notebook of John Lloyd, TGWU official, recording the names of ships & unloading times at Graigwyd Jetty, Penmaenmawr, for wage purposes, 1926-8

1926 - 1928 unions
XM/8248

papers regarding David Davies sen. & family & the Unicorn, 1850-c.1988

1850 - 1988 ships
XM/8268

papers regarding Capt. Wm Jones of Caernarfon, 1885-1989, mostly including discharge certificates

1885 - 1989 service
XM/8282/1-3

minute books & collector's book of Carnarvon Sailor's Rest, 1890-1902

1890 - 1902 welfare
XM/8282/5

brief on behalf of the Trustees of the Harbour of Caernarfon against the Carnarvon & Llanberis Railway Bill, 1868

1868   ports transport trains
XM/8302

photocopies of papers regarding Capt. John Hughes of Caernarfon, 1891-c.1988

1891 - 1988
XM/8316/3

discharge certificate of Howell Williams from the City of New York, steamship, 27 December 1880

1880   service
XM/8322/26-8

bundle of letters from John & Joseph Davies Bryan including from on SS Arcadia, SS Plantain & SS Oxons, 1886-8, includes descriptions of their voyages to Egypt

1886 - 1888 correspondence ships travel Africa
XM/8361

photocopy of discharge certificate of Wm R. Thomas from the Rosario, schooner, 23 February 1885

1885   service ships
XM/8362

leaflet of the Liverpool & North Wales Steamship Co. regarding sailings for the St Tudno & St Elvies, June - July, 1928

1928   ships travel leisure
XM/8399/1-2

volume by David Rees Davies comprising list of North Welsh vessels, n.d. & bundle of papers regarding the Thora of Oslo, stranded near Porthmadog, 1927

1927   ships
XM/8405/18

bundle of papers regarding the Swallow, brig, & the Higginson, 1832-56

1832 - 1856 ships
XM/8413/2

photocopy of customs certificate issued at Hull for the Pengwern, 13 August 1886

1886  
XM/8466/1-4

photocopies of papers regarding Samuel Edwards, bathing van proprietor of Llandudno, with references to his life saving, 1920-6, n.d.

1920 - 1926 rescue
XM/8490

poster of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club regatta, Caernarfon, 4 August 1863

1863   illustrations leisure
XM/8494

papers regarding Dafydd Arthur Williams of Clynnog, 1937-73

1937 - 1973
XM/850/1-2

master's certificates of Wm & Henry Parry, 1865, 1896, ts chronicle of Welsh shipping events, n.d.

1865 - 1896 service
XM/8500/7

letter regarding the opening of St Tudnos lighthouse, 1877

1877   correspondence
XM/8514/2

receipted invoice of Edward Ellis, ship & boat builder, ship chandler, of Bangor, to the owners of the Weyoran, yacht, 1850

1850   construction trade
XM/8543/1

photocopies of papers regarding the loss & salvage of the Eliza Jones of Beaumaris, 1889-90

1889 - 1890 wrecks ships
XM/8547/1-2

papers regarding Richard Roberts of Aberdaron regarding the White Rose & SS Pansy, 1919, 1934

1919 - 1934 ships
XM/8549/1-7

photocopies of papers regarding Hugh Owen Jones of Pwllheli & the Flintshire, 1884-1902

1884 - 1902
XM/8567

circular letter of John Eliot, Offg. Meterological Reporter to the government of India to Capt. D. Davies, Pengwern, requesting weather observations, 19 February 1889

1889   correspondence
XM/857

papers regarding Wm Pritchard & Owen Owens, Australian emigrant, including 5, diary with account of voyage, 1887

1887   journal travel
XM/8629

writ of summons in Probate, Divorce & Admiralty Division to owners & parties interested in the Alster, prize of the Penelope, 7 June 1940

1940   navy ships
XM/8630/2

photocopies of various papers regarding Capt. R.D. Griffiths of llithfaen & his maritime career including the sinking of the Willesden in 1942, 1949-c.1970

1942 - 1970 service shipwrecks
XM/8633

photocopies of bundle of papers regarding the investments in shipping of Messrs. J. & R. Rowlands, quarrymen of Bethesda, 1878-1905

1878 - 1905
XM/8634/2

ts of a Welsh letter written by Henry E. Prichard, American emigrant, to Mrs Magdalen Owens, Pwllheli, regarding voyage, 1 October 1842

1842   correspondence travel
XM/8649

papers regarding Capt. Richard Glynne Williams of Penygroes & Perth, Australia, 1910-88

1910 - 1988
XM/8740/1

diary by L.A. Creedy of North London of a holiday visit to Llanfairfechan including trips by steamer, 13 August 1927 - 2 September 1927

1927   journal leisure
XM/8848

letter from Wm Embrey, on the Clio, training ship, off Bangor to his sister Mary Ann Embrey of Shifnal, Salop, 1883-4

1883 - 1884 correspondence
XM/8955/1-2

papers of Edward Roberts, master of the Prince Llewelyn, 1897-1907, including insurance policy, bills

1897 - 1907 ships
XM/8969

crew statements of the Stentor regarding its loss, 17 & 20 November 1946

1946   ships wrecks
XM/8979

plan of sail & rigging of the Cambrian Princess/Prince by Oswald, Woolston, Southampton, c.1876

1876   ships
XM/911

ship's provisions account book, 1818-42

1818 - 1842
XM/920

photocopy of account, from Porthdinllaen lifeboat minutes, of rescue of sea planes, 1933

1933  
XM/9226

photocopy of letter from Charles Jones at Youghall to his father & mother, Criccieth, with news he is bound for Liverpool with a cargo of oats, 16 September 1811

1811   correspondence trade grain
XM/9308

bundle of letters from Idwal Lewis, on the Ednyfed, barque, to his family in Porthmadog, 1902-15

1902 - 1915 correspondence barges
XM/9396

papers of Williams family of Morfa Nefyn, 1819-1945, n.d., in Welsh & English, including regarding the Two Sisters of Nefyn, 1851-2

1819 - 1945 ships
XM/9416

photocopy of poster advertising the visit of warships to Llandudno, 14 July, 1940s

1940   illustrations
XM/9599

papers regarding maritime career of Dyfed Lewis Wiliams of Port Dinorwic, 1939-75, n.d.

1939 - 1975
XM/960

44 memorial cards mostly to ships' captains & their relations, 1860-99

1860 - 1899
XM/9664

programme of concerts by the Llandudno Pier Co. Ltd, 1 September 1894

1894   leisure
XM/9692/1

notice of allotment of shares in the Straits of Menai Steamship Co., 27 January 1900

1900   ownership Companies
XM/985

memorial paper regarding wreck of the Titanic with lists of Liverpool crew, 1912 (see XM/7044/51)

1912   ships
XM/988/1-68

charter parties for Porthmadog & Caernarfon ships, 1906

1906   leisure sailing
XM10787 Aled Eames (b. 1921) maritime historian: papers 1921   academics
XM11216 North Wales merchant seamen: documents including reminiscences 20th century. 1900 - 1999 mariners sailors memories
XM12291

Captain Edward Jones, mariner: maritime records 1897-1933.

1897 - 1933 captain officer mariner seaman seamen
XM1559

ms illustrated volume by Emrys Hughes of Porthmadog ships, n.d.

  illustrations
XM1573

papers of the Thomas family of Caernarfon including 103-15, shipping & other papers including discharge certificates for the Walton, British Princess, testimonial & wages account book, of Robert Thomas, shipwright, 1856-93; 1

1816 - 1893 service ships
XM1816

papers of Capt. Thomas Rees Thomas, former harbour master, including 2-3, rules & regulations of Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1867, 1906; 9, certificate regarding Margaret Jones' entitlement to a pension from the Merchant Seaman's Fund or Trinity H

1842 - 1967 welfare correspondence
XM1853

papers of W. Morgan Richards, including 2, account book of the New Expedition of Porthmadog, 1839-60; 6, printed report on Porthmadog harbour by A. Caradoc Williams, 1913; 7, survey of the seaports of Caernarfon by Carenarvonshire Co

1839 - 1947 ships
XM2418

Porthmadog harbour records including 1-50, financial papers comprising cash book, 1894-5, harbour accounts, 1881-1901, misc. financial statements & accounts, 1866-1910, papers regarding income tax, 1893-1917, misc. financial papers, 1868-1916,

1850 - 1918 ports ships
XM3252/73-86

papers regarding the Quarry Man, schooner, 1840-57, including statements of account, receipts, & the Ebenezer, smack, including bills, account of payments, bill of lading, 1841-57

1840 - 1857 ships
XM3252/89

inventory of the goods of Thomas Evans of Tynypwll of Nevin, farmer, including 1/16th of the Express of Pwllheli, 1826

1826   ownership ships
XM3626

papers of Capt. Edward Williams of Ty Gwyn, Talsarnau, comprising 1-100, shipping papers of the Betsey of Porthmadog comprising account books, 1864-6, charter parties, 1873-85, bills of lading, 1873-85, bills & vouchers, 1863-86, report

1863 - 1886
XM4088

Seiont II Maritime Trust: additional records

 
XM4088,XS2065 Seiont II Maritime Trust (addnl): records  
XM4229, Porthmadog collection

Garlandstone Museum, including 1-472, Porthmadog harbour records comprising correspondence, 1872-1914, including references to the Aeron Belle, Rebecca, Tecwyn; financial records including harbour dues accounts, 1868-1903, bills & recei

1850 - 1914 ports ships
XM4361

papers of Capt. Wm Jones of Caernarfon & Pwllhei, including 1-2, shipping papers comprising master's certificates, 1851, 1876; 3-7, testimonials regarding service on the Conservative, Lizzie Hobley, City of St Asaph, Hannah, 1868-75; 8-

1851 - 1899 ships correspondence
XM4369

, papers of Wm Alexander include, 12-21, letters from Capt. John Jones of the William Alexander, schooner, 1857-8, including references to the Eagle, Ann Jones, Elizabeth, O. Lloyd, Ann Jones, E. Williams, Ester, loss of the Jenne

1838 - 1873 ships wrecks correspondence travel
XM4558

collection of newspaper cuttings of Mr Ifan Pugh of Pwllheli, journalist, including 57/1-12, maritime, 1952-77

1952 - 1977
XM49

records of Porthdinllaen Harbour Company, 1808-1911

1808 - 1911 ports
XM490

records of the Dorothea Company, 1849-1941, including slate cargo books, later shipping books, 1849-87

1849 - 1941 mining trade
XM5399

diary of Mrs Ellen Owen of Tudweiliog on a voyage on the Cambrian Monarch from San Fransciso to Queenstown, 1882

1882   journal travel America
XM6632

ballad by Hugh Roberts on the loss of the Cyprian, 1881, in Welsh

1881   ships wrecks
XM8020

papers of Llewelyn Trefan Griffith, ship's engineer, 1888-c.1955, including 1/25, regarding his maritime career including account of wages on SS Prydain, 1888, discharge certificates on SS Neveda, SS Hesperides, letters, teleg

1888 - 1955 service ships
XM8201/87

pictures of ships; papers regarding voyage of the Isobel May from Caernarfon to Australia including account by Ann Thomas, cook, of voyage

  illustrations travel
XM9014/1-2

two certificates to Capt. John O. Morris of the David Morris, schooner, for services to Garibaldi at Genoa, 1905

1905   ships
XPEN

papers regarding Penmaenmawr & Trefor Quarries, including 230-2, Penmaen Shipping Company records, 1895-1911; 233-45, shipping records, 1884-1967; 246-52, misc records, 1931-67

1884 - 1967 mining trade
XPenyrorsedd

Penyrorsedd quarry papers, including 105-16, slate shipments, 1929-68

1929 - 1968 mining trade shipping
XPoole papers of Poole solicitors, including 1652-1726, papers of Receiver General of wrecks in north Wales & Pembrokeshire, 1774-85, n.d. including copy letters patent appointing vice-admirals, accounts of wrecks, letters, bill, writ, legal papers; 1652 - 1785 correspondence navy
XPQ

papers of Penrhyn Quarry including 65-9, slate shipments, 1829-1?; 90-2, 102, 110-13, Anglesey Shipping Company records, 1893-1954, including 110, account book of steamship repairs, 1926-43; 111, notebook for surveys of steamships of Anglesey Ship

1829 - 1954 mining trade
XPRO shipping records

vessels registered in the county of Caernarfon, 1863-1913

1863 - 1913 ships
XQP/20-33

papers regarding deputy Vice Admiral of Caernarfonshire, 1567-8, comprising letters, appointment, etc. concerning piracy

1567 - 1568 navy correspondence recruitment
XS/1304/1-4

photographs of the Cordelia & the Rose of Torridge, n.d.

  illustrations ships
XS/1853/1-304

Solomon Andrews collection of photographs, late nineteenth to early twentieth century, includes photographs of Pwllheli harbour & bay, Aberech harbour, etc.

1800 - 1999 illustrations ports
XS/2349

photographs regarding Capt. Robert Thomas of Llandwrog & Liverpool, & family, n.d.

  illustrations mariners
XS/3534/120-56

photographs on ship at Albany pier, Aden, Colombo & Suez canal, n.d.

  illustrations
XS2129

photographs in the Porthmadog collection, Garlandstone Museum, 1-71, of ships; 81-101, Porthmadog harbour & shipbuilding; 105, ships' captains

  illustrations ports construction
XS2385/46-53

photographs of unknown liner, The Princess Sophia, unknown ship, n.d.

  illustrations
XS3437

photographs of Llewelyn T. Griffith of Bangor including SS Arvonia, 1907, SS H.H. Asquith, 1921-2, n.d., the Tavian, c.1916, La Marguerite, 1905

1905 - 1922 illustrations ships
XS3532

papers of Caernarvon Harbour Trust comprising photographs & curios

  ports illustrations
XS3574/1-7

photographs of members' yachts of Royal Welsh Yacht Club comprising the Vestra, Tess, Amasis, May, Rosemarie

  illustrations yachting
XS3591

photographs of work done by Glaslyn Foundry, Porthmadog, for the Admiralty, n.d., including valves, steel chests

  illustrations navy construction engineering
XSR

ships registers, port of Beaumaris, 1786-1987, comprising register books, 1786-1921, transaction registers, 1855-1901, 1869-1970, correspondence book, 1858-83, 1907-54, register of steam boat certificates delivered (Holyhead), 1898-1972, index boo

1786 - 1987
XSR Beaumaris shipping registers: register 1844 - 1994
XSR Caernarfon shipping registers: register 1844 - 1994
XV

papers regarding steamships comprising 2797-821, records of Dinorwic Steamships, 2822-957, logbooks of the Alfred Mason, M.V. Dawlish, SS Enid, SS Ipswich Trader, SS Joseph Mitchell, SS Baranda, SS Juli

 
XVI

papers regarding Portdinorwic Dry Dock comprising 2980-3005, account books, letter books, etc & 3006-62, correspondence & other papers;

 
XVII, 3065-86

papers of Messrs Duff, Herbert & Mitchell Ltd of Port Dinorwic, managers of steamships & ship repairs

  harbours maintenance