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Bangor University
Flintshire Lime Works Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS FLIM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Flintshire Lime Works Papers

Short Title: Flintshire Lime Works Papers

Creation date(s): 1863 May 20 - 1883 January 2

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 32 items

Name of creator(s): Halkyn Lime and Cement Company


Administrative/Biographical history: The Halkyn Lime and Cement Company operated at Rhyd-y-mwyn, near Mold in Flintshire, north Wales. It was managed c. 1882 by Thomas Goulden.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises file of papers relating to lime works in Flintshire, 1863-1883. Includes correspondence (2 February 1882 - 2 January 1883) of Thomas Goulden of the Halkyn Lime and Cement Company with his colleague James Mackinson of Ormskirk. Correspondence is concerned with prices for lime, establishment of new kilns, difficulties in acquiring railway-siding facilities, connections with Hendre Lime Company and the Pilkington Chemical Works at Widnes, etc. Also includes 2 wages sheets. Other papers relate to a query regarding the title of the Glan-yr-Afon Quarry Company Ltd., deed of share transfer (20 June 1881) from this company to Hughes, Penny & Co., pursuant to agreement; also includes a share certificate of John Roskill in the Minera Ragman Mining Company Ltd., dated 20 May 1863.


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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, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 20013

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

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

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

Lime industry | Wales | Flintshire
Mineral industries | Wales | Flintshire | History | 19th century
Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names
Goulden , Thomas
Mackinson , James , of Ormskirk
Roskill , John , fl. 1863

Corporate names
Glan-yr-Afon Quarry Company Ltd
Halkyn Lime and Cement Company
Hendre Lime Company (Widnes, England)
Minera Ragman Mining Company
Pilkington Glass Ltd


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