Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd. records

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/95

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Title: Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd. records

Short title: Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd. records

Dates of creation: 1854-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium:

Name of creator(s): Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd.


Administrative and biographical history: In 1855, and Act of Parliament authorised the creation of Bangor Market and Public Institutions Company Ltd. to construct and manage a market house and other buildings in Bangor, Caernarfonshire. In 1903, an Act authorised the transfer of the company to the Borough of Bangor, but it continued as an independent company. During the Second World War, part of the market hall was requisitioned for aircraft manufacture. The company was still incorporated at 18th February 1977. In 1980, the Bangor Market Act transferred its activities to Bangor Market Company.


Scope and content: Acts and bills, 1854-1980; minutes, 1859-1967; deeds and agreements, 1860-1949; documents and correspondence, 1879-1961; accounts, 1861-1973; rents, 1883-1929; shares, 1860-1973; and miscellaneous papers, 1855-1964.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: acts and bills; minutes; deeds and agreements; documents and correspondence; accounts; rents; shares; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caenarfon Record Office, Catalogue of the Bangor Market and Institutions Company Ltd.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: July 2004



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