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Bangor University
Records of the Abel

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS ABEL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Records of the Abel

Short Title: Records of the Abel

Creation date(s): 1839-1853

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Officers of the Abel

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The coaster trade ship known as the Abel , based at the port of Beaumaris, Anglesey, sailed from Bangor to London and stopped at various other ports. Most of the crewmen were from the Bangor area; the ships masters over the period from 1839 to 1853 were firstly Thomas Lewis and then William Edwards.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises records of the coaster ship, the Abel . Material includes: Articles of agreements, signatures of crew, place of birth, wages etc., 1839-1844 Log book of the Abel, 1849-1853

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is 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 Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 490-491

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material was presented in 1928 to the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor, by David Thomas, Central School, Bangor.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, March 2002.

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
Coasters (Ships) | Wales
Merchant ships | Great Britain | 19th century

Personal names
Edwards , William , sailor of Beaumaris
Lewis , Thomas , sailor of Beaumaris

Corporate names
Abel (Ship)

Places

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