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Bangor University
Chronicle of Thomas Roberts of Conwy

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TRC

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Chronicle of Thomas Roberts of Conwy

Short Title: Chronicle of Thomas Roberts of Conwy

Creation date(s): 1814-1870

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Thomas Roberts


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Roberts (1792-1866) was from Conwy in Gwynedd and was postmaster there from 1816 to 1824. He created a family and local history chronicle which was copied by his granddaughter Katherine Webster (1847-1928) who also added entries for the years 1863 to 1870. This copy was transcribed and indexed by Mrs Daphne Webster in October 1987.


Scope and content/abstract: Typescript (62 pages), with introduction, index and genealogical tables relating to births, marriages and deaths both within Thomas Roberts' own family and in the town of Conwy and the surrounding area, 1814-1870. It also contains many references to local affairs, events, accidents etc. in the Conwy-Bangor area.


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: 36116

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Mrs Daphne Webster of Ledbury, Hertfordshire.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, September 2002.

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

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

Conwy (Wales) | Genealogy
Conwy (Wales) | History | 19th century

Personal names
Roberts , Thomas , 1792-1866
Webster , Daphne , of Ledbury
Webster , Katherine , 1847-1928

Corporate names

Conwy (Wales)

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