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Bangor University
Griffiths Family Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TGR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Griffiths Family Papers

Short Title: Griffiths Family Papers

Creation date(s): 1814 November - 1837 May 7

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Griffiths Family


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Griffiths of St Mary's, Ceredigion, was apprenticed as a ship's carpenter to David Williams of Netpool in 1814. His wife Mary and their children lived at Ceredigion. Their son David was also a sailor who travelled around the United States and the West Indies.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: indenture of apprenticeship of Thomas Griffiths to David Williams, November 1814; letter from Mary Griffiths to her husband in Liverpool, 9 September 1832; letter from David Griffiths in Havana, Cuba, to his father in Liverpool, 7 May 1837.


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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 numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 14141-14143


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

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

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

Apprenticeship programs | Wales | 19th century
Carpenters | England | Liverpool
Emigration and immigration | 19th century
Sailors | Wales | 19th century

Personal names
Griffiths , David , fl. 1837
Griffiths , Mary , of Cardigan
Griffiths , Thomas , fl. 1814-1837

Corporate names


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