Miscellaneous Recipe Books

Scope and Content

5 books of cookery recipes, 18th century. (62, 77-80)

Photocopy of a 20th century book of recipes containing 60 recipes which relate to work in the house and on the farm. (31793)

A printed leaflet giving instructions in Welsh and English regarding the remedy of Owen Griffiths of Rhiw, Pwllheli for the condition known as epithelioma (y ddafad wyllt), 20th century. (32167)

A printed booklet entitled The Ladies Glance Guide for Mistress and Maid, full of household hints and recipes issued by the Lune Laundry Ltd, c. 1920-1940. (33820)

Photocopy of a recipe book dating from 1709-1711 containing recipes for food, drink and medicine, and also sample menus for formal meals. On the binding edge it reveals that the book belonged to an Elizabeth Salusbury in 1709 and the cover states it is part of the Llantisilio Hall Collection, 1711. (37861)

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection of recipe books were received by the Archives Department and catalogued at various occasions. They come from a variety of sources and in most cases, their authorship is not known.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 62, 77-80, 31793, 32167, 33820, 37861

Conditions Governing Use

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