Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd. records

Scope and Content

Acts and bills, 1854-1980; minutes, 1859-1967; deeds and agreements, 1860-1949; documents and correspondence, 1879-1961; accounts, 1861-1973; rents, 1883-1929; shares, 1860-1973; and miscellaneous papers, 1855-1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1855, and Act of Parliament authorised the creation of Bangor Market and Public Institutions Company Ltd. to construct and manage a market house and other buildings in Bangor, Caernarfonshire. In 1903, an Act authorised the transfer of the company to the Borough of Bangor, but it continued as an independent company. During the Second World War, part of the market hall was requisitioned for aircraft manufacture. The company was still incorporated at 18th February 1977. In 1980, the Bangor Market Act transferred its activities to Bangor Market Company.


Arranged into the following: acts and bills; minutes; deeds and agreements; documents and correspondence; accounts; rents; shares; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

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Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caenarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

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