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Bangor University
Presentations to William E. Sackville-West

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WESW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Presentations to William E. Sackville-West

Short Title: Presentations to William E. Sackville-West

Creation date(s): 1898

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Not known


Administrative/Biographical history: William Edward Sackville-West (1830-1905), was a lieutenant colonel in the grenadier guards and a prominent citizen in Bangor, north Wales towards the end of the nineteenth century. He was involved with the University College of North Wales, founded in 1884, in the promotion of Bangor as a site for the college and in the early years after its establishment. He also acted as agent for the Penrhyn estate, Bangor, the family seat of the Douglas Pennant family, which had extensive interests in the north Wales slate mining industry and in the West Indies.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises two illuminated addresses in album form presented by the tenants of the Penrhyn estate (names and addresses given) and 179 other local inhabitants to William E. Sackville-West on his resignation of the chief agency of the estate, May-June 1898.


Language/scripts of material:

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: 14266-14267

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Penrhyn Castle Papers and the Penrhyn B.R.A. . Collection level descriptions are available on the Archives Hub .


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

Estate administration | Wales | Bangor
Tenants | Wales | Bangor | 19th century

Personal names
Sackville West , William E.

Corporate names
Penrhyn Estate (Gwynedd, Wales)

Bangor (Wales)

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