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National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ABEKET

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. Records

Short Title: Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. records

Creation date(s): 1870-1922

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.114 cubic metres (2 boxes, 12 volumes, 2 stampers)

Name of creator(s): Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. was established in 1870, mainly to build a market hall. The Hall was built in the early 1870s. Its condition deteriorated so rapidly, however, that a new hall had to be built in the mid 1890s. In 1922, the company went into voluntary liquidation, with George Fossett Roberts acting as liquidator.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. covering the whole period of its existence, 1870-1922, including papers relating to the construction of the two market halls. The archive includes minute books; company registers; financial records; deeds and documents; correspondence (mainly relating to the Company's liquidation); and inventories.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line from http://www.llgc.org.uk:81/index.htm

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Sir George Fossett Roberts, Aberystwyth, 1953.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. Records.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co. | Records and correspondence
Covered markets | Wales | Aberystwyth
Markets | Wales | Aberystwyth

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberystwyth Corn and General Market Co.

Places
Aberystwyth (Wales)

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