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Bangor University
Trefriw Port Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TREF

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Trefriw Port Books

Short Title: Trefriw Port Books

Creation date(s): 1817-1847

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Trefriw Port Officials

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Trefriw is situated in the Conwy valley, north Wales. The village developed into a port as lead, slates and other cargoes were transported from Trefriw, down the river Conwy, to the sea.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Trefriw Port Books, which provide details of vessels, tonnages, masters, origins, destinations, cargoes by weight and fees. Two original manuscript volumes range in date from 1826 April 3-1835 December 26 and 1835-1847. The earliest contains an account of lead ore weighed on the estate of Gwydir, 1826 April 3-1835 November 21. Also, Wharfage Accounts of dues paid to Lord Willoughby de Eresby on cargoes and a photocopy of a Trefriw Port Book, 1817 July 11-1829 May 30.

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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 7057-7058, 10390, 26049

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The depositor of Bangor Ms 10390 is Mrs Elsbeth W. Pears of Ellesmere.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.

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
Harbours | Wales | Trefriw
Shipping | Wales | Trefriw | History | 19th century

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Trefriw (Wales)

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