Bullocks and Bradwells Records

Scope and Content

Ledger relating to Bullocks and Bradwells' business interests, 1864-1897.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bullocks and Bradwells were silk merchants, from Congleton, Cheshire. They also had an interest in the running of the Hendre-ddu and Minllyn slate quarries, Caernarfonshire. Hendre-ddu Slate & Slab Quarry, Dinas Mawddwy, was opened c. 1870, and remained active until the 1930s. Minllyn Slate Quarries, in Aberangell, was established before 1840, producing mainly slab. It closed in 1925.


Original order maintained.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Bullocks and Bradwells; Richards, Alun Jones, The Slate regions of North and Mid Wales and their railways (Llanrwst, 1999).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.