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Bangor University
Additional Bob Owen Transcripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BOT

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Additional Bob Owen Transcripts

Short Title: Additional Bob Owen Transcripts

Creation date(s): ca. 1940

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Bob Owen Croesor

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Robert Owen (1885-1962), better known as Bob Owen Croesor of Llanfrothen in Merioneth, was a quarry worker at Croesor, an antiquary, book-collector, radio broadcaster and lecturer with the Workers Educational Association.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of material transcribed by Bob Owen Croesor from originals held in the Public Record Office. It includes transcripts of Star Chamber proceedings for counties Caernarfonshire, Merioneth and Denbighshire for the years ca. 1558-1625; transcripts of lay subsidy rolls for Eifionydd, Caernarfonshire, dated 1628 and hearth tax roll for Ardudwy, Merioneth, dated 1662. Also contains transcripts of wills for Caernarfonshire and Merioneth, dated 1527-1691.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to record type and 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5150-5153, 5251

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented to the library of the University of Wales, Bangor, by Bob Owen Croesor, ca. 1943.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Bob Owen, Croesor Papers and the Leonard Owen Papers .

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.

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
Litigation
Local taxation | Wales | 16th century
Local taxation | Wales | 17th century
Wills | Wales

Personal names
Owen , Bob , 1885-1962

Corporate names

Places
Ardudwy Lordship (Wales) ()
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Denbighshire (Wales)
Eifionydd (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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