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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Bangor Diocese papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/2170

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Papers and Books relating to Bangor Diocese

Short Title: Bangor Diocese papers

Creation date(s): 1640-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (61 items)

Name of creator(s): Church in Wales. Diocese of Bangor

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Anglican Diocese of Bangor covers the whole of the north-western quarter of Wales, covering the counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Merionethshire and the northern portion of Montgomeryshire. The diocese was created in the mid 6th century and was subdivided into archdeaconries, rural deaneries and parishes. It is made up of two archdeaconries: Bangor (and Anglesey) and Meirionnydd, with seven and six rural deaneries respectively.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Bangor Diocese, 1640-1972, including year books, 1952-1972; printed books, 1696-1957; journal and notebooks, 1801-1895; pedigrees, deeds and documents relating to church lands in the parish of Llanllechid, Caernarfonshire, 1640-1831; and miscellaneous papers, [?1770]-1929.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: printed books; journals, notebooks, etc.; pedigrees; documents relating to title; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The main archive of diocesan records is held in the National Library of Wales.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers and Books Re Bangor Diocese/ Papurau a Llyfrau yn ymwneud ag Esgobiaeth Bangor, catalogue; Esgobaeth Bangor Diocese Homepage (http://www.esgobaethbangordiocese.org) viewed 1 July 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Church in Wales. | Diocese of Bangor | Periodicals
Deeds | Wales | Llanllechid

Personal names

Corporate names
Church in Wales | Diocese of Bangor
Church of England | Diocese of Bangor

Places
Llanllechid (Wales)

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