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Bangor University
Photographs of Nefyn ships

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS NEF

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Photographs of Nefyn ships

Short Title: Photographs of Nefyn ships

Creation date(s): Late 19th century

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Henry Parry, Nefyn

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Nefyn, situated on the southern coast of the Lleyn peninsula, is only one town of many in north Wales where ships were built. According to David Thomas in Llongau Sir Gaernarfon , Nefyn, between 1789 and 1810 nearly stopped building ships altogether, probably because of a shortage of timber. No information regarding the ships in this collection was available at time of compilation of description.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: 11 photographs of paintings of Nefyn ships, namely : Brigantine Milo Nanhoron Revival - schooner built and owned at Nefyn Jane and Catherine - schooner Elizabeth - schooner built at Pwllheli and owned at Nefyn Howri Vine - schooner built at Pwllheli and owned at Nefyn Vine Commodore - schooner built at Nefyn and owned at Nefyn Mary Reynolds Mary Elizabeth

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: No apparent system of arrangement but items 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 23657-23667

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Henry Parry of Nefyn, Caernarfonshire.

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
Ships | Wales
Ships | Wales | Pictorial Works

Personal names
Parry , Henry , of Nefyn

Corporate names

Places
Nefyn (Wales)

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