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Bangor University
Draft Precept for a return of the inhabitants of Shordley

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Draft Precept for a return of the inhabitants of Shordley

Short Title: Draft Precept for a return of the inhabitants of Shordley

Creation date(s): 17th century

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Unknown

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: A precept can be described as an authoritative command to do some particular act. Although this document is undated and unsigned, it most probably belongs to the 17th century, possibly to the period of the English Civil War.
Shordley is a township located in the county of Flint.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Draft Precept by virtue of an Act of Parliament entitled An Act for raising money by a Poll and otherwise towards the maintenances of the present war . Parry and Thomas Shore of Shordley, Flintshire are to make a return at the house of Ellis Edwards of Bangor, Flintshire of all the inhabitants of the township of Shordley and to rate and assess them.

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 number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10245

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The document was found in a printed book acquired by the Bodleian Library in 1949 and forwarded to the Library of the University of Wales Bangor by the Keeper of Western Manuscripts.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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
Subjects
Poll tax | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Shordley (Wales)

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