A.N. Palmer Notebooks Microfiche

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notes on the local history of the Wrexham area and North East Wales.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred Neobard Palmer, 1847-1915, was chief chemist at Brymbo Steel Works. He devoted his retirement, from 1886, to local historical research on Wrexham and North East Wales. He also worked as an investigator for the RCAHMW, contributing field work to the first three inventories. He publshed 10 books, including a series on the history of Wrexham. The notebooks were produced throughout his retirement, and contain his research on the area's history.

Arrangement

In order of original numbered notebooks.

Conditions Governing Access

Material is on full public access.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Clwyd Record Office.

Note

Edwards, G.M.

Other Finding Aids

Original index included in microfiche.

Alternative Form Available

Most of original notebooks held by Clwyd Record Office, except for five, which are held by the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Clwyd Record Office

Custodial History

The original notebooks, held by Clwyd Record Office and the National Library of Wales, were published in microfiche by Clwyd Record Office, and a copy was purchased by NMRW in 1992.

Location of Originals

Most of original notebooks held by Clwyd Record Office, except for five, which are held by the National Library of Wales.