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Bangor University
Belle Vue Hotel Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BV

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Belle Vue Hotel Papers

Short Title: Belle Vue Hotel Papers

Creation date(s): 1896 - 1937

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 30 items

Name of creator(s): Belle Vue Hotel


Administrative/Biographical history: The Belle Vue Hotel, at College Road, upper Bangor, north Wales, was owned by the Lloyd Hughes family. The civil engineer Sir Thomas Telford was accommodated there while working on the nearby suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, which was constructed between 1818 and 1826. The Belle Vue Hotel no longer exists but is currently the location for a public house which operates under the same name.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises account books, containing details of charges made for meals, board and lodging; journeys made by carriage and motor car and details of retail sales of beverages to individual customers. Also contains photographs, letters, postcards, stock books and other miscellaneous items relating to business activities at the Belle Vue Hotel, Bangor.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions, 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: 37594-37614, 38086-38094

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Mr W. Lloyd Hughes of the Belle Vue Garage.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

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

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

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Belle Vue Hotel (Bangor, Wales)


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