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Bangor University
Llangybi Shop Account Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS LLANG

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Llangybi Shop Account Books

Short Title: Llangybi Shop Account Books

Creation date(s): 1790 - 1816 February 20

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 14 items

Name of creator(s): Shopkeeper of the general store in Llangybi

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No administrative details regarding the shop at Llangybi were available at time of compilation of description, other than what could be gathered from the account books. Evidently, the general store served the surrounding community, and supplied the local people with a great variety of provisions. It appears also that the shopkeeper took on the role of a banker, lending money to various individuals.
Llangybi is located in Eifionydd, Caernarfonshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: 14 shop account books dating from 1790 to 1816, the majority of which are written in Welsh with the later ones in English. They provide a colourful picture of life in the Llangybi area, listing personal names, place names and goods sold at the shop e.g. tobacco, sugar, treacle, nails for clogs, thread, buttons, handkerchiefs, scissors, combs, rice, gun powder, candles, snuff, muslin, linen, soap, tea, coffee.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically where possible, 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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 519-521, 3611-3612, 4116-4124

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items 519-521 donated by Cybi of Llangybi, Eifionydd in January 1930.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 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
Business records | Wales | Llangybi (Gwynedd)
General stores | Wales | Llangybi (Gwynedd)

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Llangybi (Gwynedd, Wales)

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