Wreck Register

Scope and Content

A wreck register containing a chronological list of wrecks off the coast of the counties of Anglesey, Caernarfon and Merioneth, 1807-1911. Much of the information is taken from local newspapers. Some of the locations are detailed and some are not. Also included is an incomplete list of wrecks around the British coast; a list of British Merchant Ships around the North Wales coast during the Great War and a transcript of parts of the Holyhead Lifeboat Log, 1867-1893.

Administrative / Biographical History

No biographical information was available at time of compilation of description regarding John Martin Stubbs, the creator of this document.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, February 2004.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 34535

Conditions Governing Use

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

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