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Maybery and Cobb, Solicitors

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/X/162

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Title: Maybery and Cobb, Solicitors

Short title: Maybery and Cobb, Solicitors

Dates of creation: 19th century

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.625 cubic metres (25 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Maybery & Cobb; Wilkins and Cobb; Cobb & Tudor; Tudor & de Winton

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: This firm of solicitors in Brecon was at different times named: Maybery & Cobb; Wilkins and Cobb; Cobb & Tudor; Tudor & de Winton

CONTENT

Scope and content: Turnpike, canal and railway records. Sales particulars, title deeds and general legal papers

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Chronological, in series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Not yet catalogued
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained

Accruals: Are not expected

Archival history: When the firm of solicitors was wound up, the records were stored in a warehouse in Brecon for some years. The building was then cleared for redevelopment

Immediate source of acquisition: Retrieved by staff from Brecknock Museum, and transferred to PCAO

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: It is reported that some of the material was sold by the owner of the warehouse, prior to transfer to PCAO

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office. Information used in the compilatin of this entry supplied by Malcolm John at Brecknock Museum

Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000

Date(s) of description: July 2007


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