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Bangor University
Carter Vincent Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 CV

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Carter Vincent Manuscripts

Short Title: Carter Vincent Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1597-1943

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 13.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: Carter Vincent was a prominent and family run firm of solicitors at Bangor, North Wales. The early family members were clerics but the solicitor profession soon took over. Carter Vincent became the solicitors of the Diocese of Bangor and also of the Penrhyn Castle Estate.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection of 4510 papers including, draft and copy leases, conveyances, mortgages, abstracts of title, property deeds and other documents relating to properties in the counties of Anglesey, Caernarfon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, Montgomery and mixed counties and parishes (including the Maenan estate in Caernarvonshire, Anglesey and Denbighshire), and the English counties of Hereford, Lancashire, Somerset and Devon. They also include personalia, including financial papers and correspondence.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: According to place then chronologically.

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: Four catalogues at item level. Carter Vincent Manuscripts, Volumes I and II; Carter Vincent Additional Manuscripts and Carter Vincent Further Additional Manuscripts.

Language codes: english


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: The Carter Vincent Additional group of manuscripts has been subdivided strictly according to the original bundles and packages deposited.

Accruals: Additional documents have been received since these four catalogues have been drawn up, but have not yet been scheduled.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Some of the papers were deposited in 1951 by Messrs Carter Vincent and co., solicitors, Bangor. Another set of papers was deposited in 1969 and a third set in ca.1993.


Related material: Bangor Manuscript 17088
Presaddfed Papers 541-42
Mostyn Papers


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

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

Legal documents | England
Legal documents | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Carter, Vincent and Co.


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