2 shop account books dating from 1829 to 1848, written in Welsh. They provide important and interesting documentary evidence regarding the nature of a country store in Caernarfonshire in the 19th century.
Ty Cerrig, Boduan Shop Accounts
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS TCB
- Dates of Creation1829 - 1848
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh.
- Physical Description2 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
No administrative details regarding Ty Cerrig shop at Boduan were available at time of compilation of description, other than what could be gathered from the account books. Evidently, the general store supplied a variety of goods, ranging from candles, tobacco and soap to flour, butter and tea.
Boduan is located on the Llyn peninsula, Caernarfonshire.
Arranged chronologically where possible, and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts.
Open to all users.
Donated by Mrs J. Owen, Ty Cerrig, Boduan, June 1968.
Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2002.
Other Finding Aids
A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 18685 - 18686.
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