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Bangor University
G.A. Humphreys Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GAH

Held at: Bangor University

Title: G.A. Humphreys Papers

Short Title: G.A. Humphreys Papers

Creation date(s): c. 1900 - 1948

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 29 items

Name of creator(s): G.A. Humphreys


Administrative/Biographical history: Dr G.A. Humphreys (d. 1948) of Ardwy Orme, Llandudno, north Wales, was an architect, surveyor and chief agent of the Mostyn estates. He had a great interest in local history and was one of the founder members of the Llandudno and District Field Club. He was chairman of the Council of the University of Wales, Bangor for many years until his death.


Scope and content/abstract: Twenty nine portfolios of material collected by Dr. Humphreys containing notes, correspondence, society reports, newspaper cuttings, articles and papers, prints and photographs etc., relating to the history of north Wales and places in Gwynedd and Anglesey, in particular, including Llandudno, Creuddyn, Conwy, Llanrwst, Red Wharf Bay and Penrhosllugwy. Also includes material relating to castles in England and Wales, including those at Conwy, Degannwy and Caernarfon, the north Wales coastline, Puffin Island, monuments and churches in Wales, Maenan Abbey, Penmon Priory, and the formation of Anglesey Antiquarian Society etc.


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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: 8248-8276

Language codes: eng


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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

Archaeology | England
Archaeology | Wales
Castles | England
Castles | Wales
Churches | Wales
History materials | Wales, North
Monuments | Wales

Personal names
Humphreys , G. A.

Corporate names
Maenan Abbey (Conwy, Wales)
Penmon Priory (Wales)


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