Gwynedd Archive Service

Organisation: Archive

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

Banner image: indictment from the Caernarfonshire Quarter Sessions Court collection dated 1557 against Margaret ferch Ieuan ap David ap Madog of Ffestiniog for stealing a cheese worth one pence that belonged to Lewis ap John ap William. She admits she has stolen the cheese and was punished by being flogged and then nailed by her ear in the market place at Caernarfon.

Victoria Dock Caernarfon LL55 1SR


Who can access the collection?

External (public)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 10,001-20,000
Photographs: None
Objects: None
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: None

Photo credits

Image courtesy of Gwynedd Archive Service