William Mansel papers

Scope and Content

Section 1, Swansea Theatre Tontine, 1805-1891: Minutes, 1855-1891; Accounts, 1805-1891; Trustees, 1883; Shares 1810-1891; Subscribers, 1805; Mortgages 1867-1875; Correspondence 1826-1889; Licensing 1875; Fire insurance and damage 1884-1887; Other records 1857-1882. Section 2, The Cambrian Newspaper, 1786-1912: Papers of Thomas Jenkins (first editor), 1786-c. 1818; Partnership records 1880-1889; Company records 1890-1901; Partnership and Company accounts c. 1890-1896; Correspondence with the editor, draft newspaper articles, cuttings and related papers 1851-1903; Miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1874-1912; Other newspapers 1879-1902

Administrative / Biographical History

William Mansel was born c. 1837 in Swansea. He worked for the Cambrian newspaper, and in 1880 acquired a share in the business. He also had an interest in the Swansea Tontine Theatre

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Custodial History

This collection was originally received and held by Swansea Library and later transferred to West Glamorgan Archives.


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