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Name: Powys County Archives Office
Postal address: County Hall

Town: Llandrindod Wells
County: Powys
Post code: LD1 5LG
Telephone: 01597 826088
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21 documents found for Powys County Archives Office:

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documents regarding the Stanley family including orders to Mr William Vaughan from the Navy Office regarding the Baltimore Sloop, 25 June 1743, commission to Lieut. Vaughan of the York to be master of the Whitehaven, 13 July 1745; letter to Commissioner Vanbrugh at Plymouth to allow Captain Vaughan of the Soleby Italian prisoners, 25 February 1746; letter from the Navy Office to Commissioner Vanbrugh at Plymouth regarding manning of Captain Vaughan's vessel, 12 September 1746

1743 - 1746 ships correspondence

abstract of Thomas Price's will & case relative to Jamaician estate in St Anns, which records slaves, 10 November 1745

1745   ownership Caribbean Colonies slavery

letter referring to voting of ships' carpenters at Cardiff Docks, 1754

1754   correspondence construction shipbuilding

correspondence, notes & draft article on Rear Admiral Peter Puget (1765-1822), with photographs of Red/Brick House, Presteigne & Grosvenor Place, Bath, n.d.

1765 - 1822 navy illustrations

letter referring to lobster merchants, 1782

1782   correspondence fishing trade
B/D/BM/A040/2/page 035-1

pardon of Robert Letton's sentence to death for horse stealing & commutation of sentence to transportation to America for seven years, 26 June 1783

1783   emigration prisoners criminals

papers of the Dovey Fishery Association, 1789, 1844-1933

1789 - 1933 fishing

letter from Ellen Gould at Cork to Mrs Gould, Mile End, London with reference to sea bathing, 9 October 1793

1793   correspondence leisure swimming

transcript of letter from Capt. H. Bourchier, HM Sloop Hawke, to Admiral Sir Roger Curtis regarding action off St Marcon & commending Lieut. David Price, 19 August 1811

1811   correspondence navy ships operations battles

account of expenses incurred in conveying four prisoners from Presteigne to the hulks at Deptford & Woolwich, 1815

1815   emigrations

order for removal of Thomas Smith & John Williams from Presteigne gaol to the hulks at Woolwich to await transportation; receipt on receiving the two into custody on the Justitia Hulk, November - December, 1820

1820   prisoners emigration

letter from William Probyn, Pershore, to Revd Richard Davies, Brecon, including reference to news of son in Penang on voyage to China, 3 February 1820

1820   correspondence Malaysia Asia travel

letter to Thomas Withy, Upton Iron Works near Shrewsbury from unknown person in Africa, 26 June 1828, with references to local commerce & political situation, African Company, customs

1828   correspondence trade

letters of William Jones to Thomas Drew including references to embarking for Barbadoes, return voyage to England & storm off Newfoundland, 1835-6

1835 - 1836 correspondence Caribbean Colonies travel weather

letters from Walter R. Williams in Dominica to his brother John including references to slave uprising, 27 January & 10 June 1844

1844   correspondence Caribbean Colonies slavery

notebooks by Howell Price Williams on trip to Australia, & to France, Italy & Sicily, late nineteenth century

1850 - 1899 travel Europe

Henry James Bray, Royal Navy Commander: scrapbook 1901-1972.

1901 - 1972 officer diary

description by an unknown woman of travels in Canada & USA, 1915, including account of return voyage & dangers of submarines, reference to the Arabic

1915   Americas
R/DX/55 Norman Lewis Millward, seaman: correspondence while service aboard HMS Alaunia during World War Two 1940 - 1945 mariners letters navy ships battles

three letters from RNLI, Poole, Dorset, to Major General R.S. Lewis & inventory of papers of R.W. Lloyd, March - April, 1977

1977   correspondence lifeboats

Welshpool and District Ladies Lifeboat Guild: minute books 1979-2004.

1979 - 2004 lifeboat minutes