A scrapbook containing a varied and interesting assortment of items produced by a printer from the Vale of Clwyd. Includes programmes, advertisements and notices of such events as raffles, shooting matches, ploughing competitions, rustic sports etc. Also, posters regarding the new Vale of Clwyd Railway, references to rewards for finding strays, bankrupt sales, and memorial cards.
Printer's Scrap Book
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS PSB
- Dates of Creation1856-1864
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh, and English.
- Physical Description263 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
No biographical information was available regarding the creator of this scrapbook, other than that he was a printer based in the Vale of Clwyd, north Wales. The documents collected provide a very comprehensive picture of the activities of town and countryside.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
Conditions Governing Access
Open to all users.
Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, January 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 523
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.