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Bangor University
Moel-y-Don Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Moel-y-Don Papers

Short Title: Moel-y-Don Papers

Creation date(s): 1820-1845

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): William Edwards and the Dinorwic Slate Company

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Y Felinheli, sometimes known as Portdinorwic, is a village located between the towns of Caernarfon and Bangor, north Wales. It was once a thriving port on the Menai Strait with a well-sheltered harbour. Slates were transported from Dinorwic Quarry by light railway to the harbour and from there, shipped to all parts of the world.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Accounts, including bills of loading of slates shipped at Moel-y-don in Y Felinheli, Caernarfonshire by William Edwards and the Dinorwic Slate Company, 1820-1845. Of particular interest are the details of ships, local and otherwise, engaged in slate traffic during this period.

ACCESS AND USE

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 number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 11611

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by David Thomas, Bangor.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Shipping | Wales | Gwynedd
Slate industry | Wales | Felinheli

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