Fonds GB 0210 MSHTAYL - Henry Taylor manuscripts

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Henry Taylor manuscripts


  • [17 cent.]-[1910s] (Creation)

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65 volumes.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Henry Taylor; Chester; Donations; 1910-1920.

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Scope and content

These manuscripts form part of the Flintshire Historical Collection once in the possession of Henry Taylor (1845-1927), who was Town Clerk of Flint and whose best-known work is Historic Notices ... of the Borough and County-Town of Flint ..., published 1888. The collection comprises material largely of Flint and Flintshire interest and includes historical material, transcripts of documents and extracts from parish registers, minutes of borough meetings, pedigrees relating to notable families of the district, papers relating to parliamentary elections, correspondence, etc.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 6267-6331.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Latin
  • Welsh

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English, Latin, Welsh.

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MSS 6267-6331.