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Bangor University
Miscellaneous Recipe Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MRB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Miscellaneous Recipe Books

Short Title: Miscellaneous Recipe Books

Creation date(s): 18th century - 20th century

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 9 items

Name of creator(s): Various


Administrative/Biographical history: This collection of recipe books were received by the Archives Department and catalogued at various occasions. They come from a variety of sources and in most cases, their authorship is not known.


Scope and content/abstract: 5 books of cookery recipes, 18th century. (62, 77-80)
Photocopy of a 20th century book of recipes containing 60 recipes which relate to work in the house and on the farm. (31793)
A printed leaflet giving instructions in Welsh and English regarding the remedy of Owen Griffiths of Rhiw, Pwllheli for the condition known as epithelioma (y ddafad wyllt), 20th century. (32167)
A printed booklet entitled The Ladies Glance Guide for Mistress and Maid , full of household hints and recipes issued by the Lune Laundry Ltd, c. 1920-1940. (33820)
Photocopy of a recipe book dating from 1709-1711 containing recipes for food, drink and medicine, and also sample menus for formal meals. On the binding edge it reveals that the book belonged to an Elizabeth Salusbury in 1709 and the cover states it is part of the Llantisilio Hall Collection, 1711. (37861)


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 62, 77-80, 31793, 32167, 33820, 37861

Language codes: wel eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Cookery, British
Medicine | Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Recipes | Wales

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