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Bangor University
Donald Bell Deposit

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Donald Bell Deposit

Short Title: Donald Bell Deposit

Creation date(s): 1857-1970's [copies of originals dating from 1638-1973]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history: Donald Bell, depositor, of Gronant, Flintshire, is a former student of the University College of North Wales. It appears, from the documentation, that he had some connection with or interest in Talacre in Flintshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Photocopy of a lease of Tyddyn keven y Croeshuber in the township of Keven y Croeshuber [Cefncroesllwybr?] in Montgomeryshire, 1638.
Photocopies of a plan, sale particulars, abstract of title and other papers regarding the Talacre Estate. The China and Earthenware Millers Ltd features as one of the parties as well as Sir Edward Mostyn and Sir Pyers G. J. Mostyn. A reference is made to the manor of Picton and Axton, Flintshire.
Diary of Thomas Hughes, lifeboatman of Canol-y-Dre, Gronant, Flintshire, 1857-1907.
Papers relating to Rosemeade, Llanasa Road, Gronant, Flintshire, 1958-1960.


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 25392-25396, 25405, 25417-25420, 26066

Language codes: eng lat


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by or through the good offices of Donald Bell. Mr and Mrs Williams of Prestatyn are the depositors of the diary.



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

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

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

Deeds | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Estate administration | Wales | Flintshire
Lifeboat crew members | Wales | Llanasa
Manors | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names
Hughes , Thomas , lifeboatman of Gronant

Corporate names
China and Earthenware Millers Ltd
Talacre estate

Llanasa (Wales)

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