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Bangor University
Gorphwysfa Estate Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GORP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Gorphwysfa Estate Papers

Short Title: Gorphwysfa Estate Papers

Creation date(s): 1790 - 1933

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 56 items

Name of creator(s): Owners and occupants of property at Gorphwysfa Estate, Bangor, North Wales.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Gorphwysfa Estate, located between Bangor and Menai Bridge, North Wales, also referred to in the documents as Glyn and Borth. Former owners over the period of the material in this collection include Charles Evans of Trefeilir, Anglesey, c 1790 and the Hon. Walter Warwick Vivian who purchased the estate in 1902. The Right Hon. Charles, Lord Lucan of Castlebar, Ireland, occupied it, c 1790. From the late nineteenth century onwards sections of the property were let to the London and North Western Railway Company and the Electricity Works Company.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Collection consists of deeds and other documents relating to the legal administration of property at Gorphwysfa Estate, Bangor, North Wales. Includes plans, correspondence, agreements and documents relating to leases, mortgages and bonds.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material has been arranged in chronological order and 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: Item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 12203-12258

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2001

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
Estate administration | Wales | Bangor

Personal names
Evans , Charles , of Trefeilir
Warwick Vivian , Walter

Corporate names
Gorphwysfa Estate (Wales)
London and North-Western Railway

Places
Bangor (Wales)

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