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Bangor University
Maesgeirchen School-house Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MAESG

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Maesgeirchen School-house Papers

Short Title: Maesgeirchen School-house Papers

Creation date(s): 1938-1942

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Maes Geirchen School-house Movement

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The council estate known as Maesgeirchen, situated on the outskirts of the town of Bangor, north Wales was built in the 1930's. Lord Penrhyn sold 70 acres of land belonging to Maes Geirchen Farm to the council for this purpose and by 1939, 304 houses had been built. The estate grew rapidly in size, and in 1968, 3,000 people lived there.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A summary of the history of the Movement to build a school house in Maesgeirchen, Bangor under the patronage of Bangor District Council, 1938-1941. Also, minutes of the same Movement, 1941-1942.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 8528, 10372

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are the Maesgeirchen Calvinistic Methodist Chapel Plans

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
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Schools | Wales | Bangor

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Places
Bangor (Wales)

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