Powys County Archives Office

Thomas Penson, County Surveyor, Dissertation

Reference code(s): GB 0223 MX/58

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Title: Thomas Penson, County Surveyor, Dissertation

Short title: Penson, Thomas, County Surveyor, dissertation

Dates of creation: [1991]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 8 items - part of a box

Name of creator(s): C. Robert Anthony

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Thomas Penson (1790-1859) was County Surveyor of Montgomeryshire from 1817 until his death. Mr C. Robert Anthony wrote "Penson's Progress": The work of a nineteenth century County Surveyor as an M. Soc. Sc. dissertation.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Research papers of C. Robert Anthony, [1991] concerning Thomas Penson, including a copy of the dissertation, background notes, copies of records, and original photographs of bridges.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: dissertation; and background notes.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the author

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Publication note: A paper based on the dissertationw as published as Anthony, C R , "Penson's Progress: the work of a nineteenth-century county surveyor ", The Montgomeryshire Collections, volume 83 (1995).

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, "Penson's Progress": The work of a nineteenth century County Surveyor, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: March 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Bridges | Design and construction | Wales | Powys

Dissertations, Academic | Wales | Powys

Surveyors | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Anthony, C. Robert, [alive 1991]

Penson, Thomas, 1790-1859

Corporate names

Places

Montgomeryshire