Powys County Archives Office

File relating to mining in the Pumlumon area

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/35

Held at:

Title: File relating to mining in the Pumlumon area

Short title: John Mills and Co., Pumlumon area mining records

Dates of creation: [1895]-1963

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (23 items)

Name of creator(s): John Mills and Co.

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: John Mills and Co., based in Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, and Finsbury Square, London, was a firm of engineers and ironfounders who were also involved with the mineral mining industry in western Montgomeryshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Miscellaneous records of John Mills and Co. relating to various lead, copper and other mines in the Llanidloes area and elsewhere in Montgomeryshire, [1895]-1963, including agreements, 1898-1907, and letters, 1910-1963.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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 Camborne School of Mines, [1990].

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Plans and other records of John Mills and Co. are the National Library of Wales, Map Collections, PE 3536.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, File relating to mining in the Pumlumon (Plynlymon) area : John Mills, 'SURVEYING', catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: June 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Lead mines and mining | Wales | Powys

Mines and mineral resources | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

John Mills and Company, | engineers and ironfounders

Places

Llanidloes

Montgomeryshire