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Bangor University
Extracts from Commercial Directories relating to Montgomeryshire

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS EMNG

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Extracts from Commercial Directories relating to Montgomeryshire

Short Title: Extracts from Commercial Directories relating to Montgomeryshire

Creation date(s): 1793-1823

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Not known

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Montgomeryshire in mid Wales, along the border with England, was created in 1536 when Henry VIII brought the province of Powys fully under the administration of the British crown. Today, as a result of local government reorganisation what was the historic county of Montgomeryshire is now administered as the county unit of Powys.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Extracts from trade directories relating to Montgomeryshire and also featuring the English town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire and Wrexham, north Wales. From Barfoot and Wilkes Universal Directory of Trade , 1793, featuring Montgomery, Newtown and Welshpool From Pigott's Commercial Directory for 1822-23 , featuring Shrewsbury, Wrexham and Montgomeryshire towns

ACCESS AND USE

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 number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1287

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Barfoot and Wilkes Universal Directory of Trade , (1793) Pigott's Commercial Directory for 1822-23 (1923)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2002.

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
History materials | Wales | Powys | 19th century
Powys (Wales) | Commerce | Directories
Shrewsbury (England) | Commerce | Directories
Wrexham (Wales) | Commerce | Directories

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