Tanygrisiau Cobbler Account Books

Scope and Content

Account books, dating from 1885 - 1909, containing the names of customers from the Ffestiniog area. Some names appear exactly as they were used in everyday speech, as nicknames.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Hughes, Richard Hughes and Owen Hughes worked as cobblers in Tanygrisiau, Merioneth in the late 19th century and early 20th century. They came originally from Trawsfynydd and were descendents of Owen Prysor and Dewi Fwnwr.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1535, 2181-2182A, 2544

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.