Oakeley Slate Quarry Papers

Scope and Content

  • Pay sheet counterfoils, January to May and June to October 1880
  • Waybills, February to October 1884

Administrative / Biographical History

The Oakeley Slate Quarry located at Blaenau Ffestiniog in Gwynedd, north Wales has been in operation since the mid nineteenth century when it was originally owned by the Oakeley family of Plas Tan-y-bwlch. It is still a working quarry today now owned by Mc Alpine.

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1112-1113

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Cynhaiarn Manuscripts, which contain related material, see reference number: 201.