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Bangor University
Rhiwbach Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 RHIW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rhiwbach Papers

Short Title: Rhiwbach Papers

Creation date(s): 1858-1920

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1.25 linear metres

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: Rhiwbach Slate quarries was one of the smallest of the Ffestiniog workings in the county of Merionethshire. The manager and part-proprietor of the Rhiwbach Quarries for the period 1890-1920 was Mr H. Humphreys. He was a keen and competent employer, always ready to adopt new schemes, and bent upon keeping fully abreast of the latest inventions designed to further slate-production.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Rhiwbach Slate quarries, 1858-1918. They include accounts of 'country sales', particulars of slate making, wharf accounts, 'bargain' books, slate inspector's book, day wagemen accounts, pay sheet deduction ledgers, time books, stores accounts, accident returns, price cards and miscellaneous papers.


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System of arrangement: Chronologically mainly

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics made at the discretion of the archivist.

Finding aids: Catalogue at item level mainly Access Points

Language codes: english


Accruals: None expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated in June 1927 by Mr R. E. Jones, headmaster of the Tanygrisiau Council School.



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

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

Business records | Wales | Gwynedd
Quarries and quarrying | Wales | Gwynedd
Slate industry | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives

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