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Bangor University
Oakeley Arms Hotel, Tan-y-bwlch, Visitors' Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS OAK

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Oakeley Arms Hotel, Tan-y-bwlch, Visitors' Books

Short Title: Oakeley Arms Hotel, Tan-y-bwlch, Visitors' Books

Creation date(s): 1842 August - 1931 September

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Oakeley Arms Hotel

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: We cannot give a precise date for the establishment of the The Oakeley Arms Hotel at Tan-y-bwlch, Maentwrog in Merionethshire, north Wales but it is known that it existed in 1763 when quarter sessions records note that William Rowland of Tan-y-bwlch lived there. The Oakeley Arms, originally known as the Oakeley Inn and associated with the Oakeley family, is also mentioned in the 18th century Publicans Recognisances . The hotel is still in business today and has become a local landmark at Tan-y-bwlch.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises three visitors/arrivals books, dated 1842-1857, 1868-1880 (with some entries for 1883, 1922, 1926 on pp 309-310), 1880-1931.

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 numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1572-1574

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Guestbooks | Wales | Tan-y-bwlch (Gwynedd) | 19th century
Hotels | Wales | Tan-y-bwlch (Gwynedd) | 19th century

Personal names

Corporate names
Oakeley Arms Hotel (Tan-y-bwlch, Ffestiniog, Wales)

Places
Ffestiniog (Wales)
Tan-y-bwlch (Gwynedd, Wales)

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