NLW MS 9669E.
Commonplace book of Thomas Salusbury,
- [1781x1850] / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A commonplace book entitled 'Thomas Salubury's Book of Scraps and Diversities', compiled by Thomas Salusbury of Denbigh (b. 1761), third son of Robert Salusbury of Cotton Hall. It contains medical and culinary recipes, many of them attributed to North Wales Physicians; notes on contemporary events during the Napoleonic Wars; press cuttings; anecdotes of George II and Lord Chatham; notes on sermons preached by the Rev. Mr. Edwards at Wrexham, 1787, Bishop Horsley, 1805, the Rev. Mr. Mason at Denbigh, 1807, and the Rev. Mr. Philips at Denbigh, 1818; notes on notable members of the Salusbury family; genealogical extracts from the family Bible at Cotton Hall; and particulars of the birthdays of the compiler's relatives, friends, and acquaintances.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVI, 161.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Previously known as B.R.A. 328.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 9669E.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Salusbury, Thomas, of Denbigh, b. 1761 (Creator)
- Cotton Hall (Denbighshire, Wales) (Subject)
- Salusbury, Thomas, of Denbigh, b. 1761 -- Family (Subject)
- George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760 (Subject)
- Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778 (Subject)
- Edwards, Rev., fl. 1787 (Subject)
- Horsley, Samuel, 1733-1806 (Subject)
- Mason, Rev., fl. 1807 (Subject)
- Philips, Rev., fl. 1818 (Subject)
- Salusbury family, of Lleweni and Bachygraig (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;