Donald Bell Deposit

Scope and Content

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.

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.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

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


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

Other 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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

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