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Bangor University
Royal Welsh Whisky Photocopies

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RWW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Royal Welsh Whisky Photocopies

Short Title: Royal Welsh Whisky Photocopies

Creation date(s): late 19th century - early 20th century

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): The Welsh Whisky Distillery Co. Ltd and Merioneth County Record Office.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Royal Welsh Whisky was produced at the Fron-goch Distillery, near Bala (under the trading name of The Welsh Whisky Distillery Co. Ltd.) which flourished from its founding in 1887 by R. J. Lloyd Price of Rhiwlas and Robert Willis, but which nevertheless fell on hard times and was liquidated in 1900. Thereafter, the building was used in turn as an interment camp for German prisoners-of-war and Irish dissidents.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Photocopy of an advertisement of The Welsh Whisky Distillery Co. Ltd. and of a brochure produced in collaboration with Merioneth County Record Office, lauding the merits of the product and showing advertisements and photographs of the period 1887-1924.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26084, 26363

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Photocopy of brochure acquired through Mr Clive Hughes.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 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
Whisky industry | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names
Welsh Whisky Distillery Company

Places

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