NLW MS 23464A.
- ca. 1865-1880 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
i, 24 ff., interleaved (blank from f. 11 verso) ; 160 x 100 mm. Embossed paper over boards, rebacked at NLW.
Name of creator
'From W. E. Davies, Grocer & Provision Merchant Pembroke Dock' stamped in gold on front cover.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mrs Violet Davies; Aberystwyth; Donation; 1995
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Notebook, c. 1865-80, containing culinary recipes compiled by William Edward Davies or his wife Mary Evered Davies (née Poole); Davies was a grocer and provision merchant at Haverfordwest and Pembroke Dock until the late 1870s and thereafter baker and confectioner at Pier Street, Aberystwyth.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 23464A.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003);