BUNDLE of newspaper cuttings about the Conwy mussel industry.

Scope and Content

Includes articles re the pioneer purification installation; the cleanliness of Conwy mussels; the work of the oyster-breeding stations at Conwy, Lympstone and Port Erin; a particularly poor season for the mussel fishermen [post 1974]; mussel men claiming welfare benefit whilst working [n.d.]; the possibility of installing a hoist from the river bank to the purification tanks [1976]; a project to relay mussels beds by gathering seed from Beaumaris and Brynsiencyn [1976]; a scare about oil pollution on the Deganwy side of the river Conwy [1978]; a plan to build a ramp for landing mussels in Conwy [1980]; a decline in mussel stocks [1981]; an article about fresh water pearl mussels in the river Conwy and about the 19th century edible mussel industry on Conwy Morfa [1989].