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Caernarvonshire Record Office Bulletin No 3, 1970
A4 format in cream card covers with blue linen spine, 23pp detailing some of the more significant acquisitions that year, including material on Dinorwic Quarry (inc 2 photos), the Drws-Y-Coed Account Book, the Caernarvon printers Gwenlyn Evans Ltd, Caernarvon bye-laws 1903 and marine archaeology inc a photo of lead ingots from the sloop Lovely, lost 1807 on the Maen Mellt Rock near Penrhyn, Aberdaron.  (ref 252/104)   2.50 UK post-free

[Llangammarch - see Newchurch below]

[Llangenny]  Burial Certificate for James Window?
1871 cert of this 1855 burial, signed by the curate, H B Bevan.  Not exactly sure of surname due to handwriting but place of abode is shown as Golden Grove Paper Mill.   Manuscript on single paper sheet approx 12"x5".  (ref 6603)  4.00 post-free  
Not for export

[Newchurch & Llangammarch] Execution Poster
This is a photocopy of a small poster issued in 1825.  John Evans (aged 26) of Llangammarch had strangled Margaret Williams of Newchurch on August 7th and was hanged on August 22nd.  The original poster would be horrendously expensive, quite possibly 100+.  4 mildly creased photocopies are available, each at 1.00 UK post-free

Archdeaconry of Brecon Probate Records vol 1
Nansi C Jones, 1989.  Oblong 4to, 214pp inc 2 indexes, contents are in alphabetical order by surname. Vol 1 (all pub) covers the period before 1660.  M.   (ref 1883)  12.50 UK post-free

Pryse's Handbook to the Radnorshire and Breconshire Mineral Springs with various Descriptive Journeys and Excursions therefrom to numerous places of interest in Central Wales
Undated but c1873, 12mo, 202pp surrounded by lots of local adverts, scattered spotting here & there, some leaves browned, but the engraved plates (inc one of a very undeveloped Builth Wells in 1869) are surprisingly clean, aeg.  Quite a decent copy in the original royal blue cloth boards, now very scarce.  (ref 1174)  45.00 UK post-free