Commonplace-book of a Chester gentleman

Scope and Content

A small commonplace book recording a few financial transactions with Flintshire gentry from 1686-1696. Also, later entries belonging to the early 19th century.

The book is based on the Goldsmith Almanack for 1689.

Administrative / Biographical History

No biographical information was available regarding the creators of this document. The 17th century hand is most probably that of a Chester gentleman, perhaps a banker. The later, 18th century entries were most probably made by a surgeon.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 90

Conditions Governing Use

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