Poisons Registers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A poisons register belonging to a chemist in Bethesda, Caernarfonshire, 1875-1939.

A photocopy of a poisons register belonging to a chemist in Upper Bangor, Caernarfonshire, 1886-1936.

Administrative / Biographical History

Under the 1868 Pharmacy Act anyone wishing to open a pharmacy and sell poisons had to pass an examination. The Act also recognised that chemists were the custodians and sellers of poisons.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Photocopy acquired through Mr J. Chapman.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10251, 28502

Conditions Governing Use

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