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Bangor University
Miscellaneous Printed Ephemera

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MISC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Miscellaneous Printed Ephemera

Short Title: Miscellaneous Printed Ephemera

Creation date(s): 1708-1904

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 152 items

Name of creator(s): Parish and borough officials; representatives of various other Anglesey and Caernarfonshire organisations


Administrative/Biographical history: Much of the material in this collection was created and accumulated by officials of parishes and boroughs throughout counties Anglesey and Caernarfonshire (now Gwynedd), such as material relating to public works, legal matters and church building etc. Other documents in the collection, including those relating to agriculture, sport, culture and advertising material were created by representatives of the organisations involved such as committee members of various societies and clubs.


Scope and content/abstract: This fonds is an accumulation of miscellaneous printed ephemera including reports, lists, notices, pamphlets, proposals, petitions and advertising material relating to a wide variety of subjects mainly concerning Anglesey and Caernarfonshire. Subjects include public works, bridges, roads; trade and banking; taxation; law; the militia; elections; church building and repairs; education; culture; agriculture; sport; charities and the poor; the sea and shipping.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to subject in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 29493-29644

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

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

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

Agriculture | Competitions | Wales
Anglesey (Wales) | History | 19th century
Building societies | Wales
Culture | Wales
Education | Wales
Gwynedd (Wales) | History | 19th century
Parishes (Local government) | Wales
Poor | Wales | History | 19th century
Public works | Wales | Anglesey
Public works | Wales | Caernarvonshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Anglesey Horticultural Society
Anglesey and Caernarfonshire Agricultural Society
Conway Agricultural Society

Anglesey (Wales)
Conwy (Wales)
Gwynedd (Wales)

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