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Bangor University
Account Book of Robert Williams, Brondanw

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RWB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Account Book of Robert Williams, Brondanw

Short Title: Account Book of Robert Williams, Brondanw

Creation date(s): 1710-1725

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Robert Williams, Brondanw

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Williams of Brondanw in the parish of Llanfrothen, Merioneth was succeeded by his son William Williams who died in 1778. Brondanw is located 5 miles north of Portmeirion and from 1908 was the home of Sir Clough Williams-Ellis.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Account book of Robert Williams, Brondanw which gives a very vivid picture of a gentleman farmers' credits and debits in the early 18th century. Includes some interesting details such as how many days the oxen were ploughing out, particulars of hiring and of fairs and cattle prices.

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 483

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Acquired by the University of Wales Bangor in 1929.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Plas Brondanw Letters and Documents are held at the National Library of Wales.

Publication note: Plas Brondanw by Bob Owen, Croesor, Journal of the Merioneth Historical and Record Society , 1959, p.p. 250-262

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, January 2004. Amended March 2004.

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
Account books | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Williams , Robert , farmer of Brondanw

Corporate names
Plas Brondanw Estate (Wales)

Places
Llanfrothen (Wales)
Pl√Ęs Brondanw (Wales)

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