Comprises two illuminated addresses in album form presented by the tenants of the Penrhyn estate (names and addresses given) and 179 other local inhabitants to William E. Sackville-West on his resignation of the chief agency of the estate, May-June 1898.
Presentations to William E. Sackville-West
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Edward Sackville-West (1830-1905), was a lieutenant colonel in the grenadier guards and a prominent citizen in Bangor, north Wales towards the end of the nineteenth century. He was involved with the University College of North Wales, founded in 1884, in the promotion of Bangor as a site for the college and in the early years after its establishment. He also acted as agent for the Penrhyn estate, Bangor, the family seat of the Douglas Pennant family, which had extensive interests in the north Wales slate mining industry and in the West Indies.
Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .
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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.
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Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 14266-14267
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