Printer's Scrap Book

Scope and Content

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.

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

Access Information

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.

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