Photocopy of the log book of the packet, the Uxbridge, 1809 October 31 - 1810 November 23. Incluudes details of sailing, weather conditions, names of passengers, and copy letters. The Commender of the packet and creator of the log is named as Colin Jones.
Uxbridge Log Book
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS UXLB
- Dates of Creation1980s [Copy of original dated 1809-1810]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item Item bound by Gwynedd Archives Service.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Uxbridge was a packet-boat which sailed between Holyhead and Dublin, conveying mail and passengers.
Administrative information regarding the history of the Holyhead packets can be obtained from Royal Mail to Ireland by Edward Watson, 1917 and Holyhead and the Royal Mail : a postal history by John Cowell, 1990.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Photocopy acquired through the good offices of Captain Butterworth.
Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.
Other Finding Aids
An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 28540
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