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Bangor University
Papers Collected by R. Idloes Owen

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RIO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers Collected by R. Idloes Owen

Short Title: Papers Collected by R. Idloes Owen

Creation date(s): 1835- 1986 May 15

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 125 items

Name of creator(s): R. Idloes Owen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: R. Idloes Owen was a native of Bangor, north Wales. He worked as a bank manager in nearby Llanfairfechan and was also an active local historian who collected material and contributed many articles on the history of Bangor to newspapers and other publications including the North Wales Chronicle , Country Quest , Gwynedd Roots , Window on Wales and The Universe . Areas of particular research interest to him were the history of recusancy and non-conformity in north Wales. In his later years, during the 1990's he moved to live with his family in Cheshire, where he died.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: Deeds and other documents relating to property in the parish of Llansanffraid Glan Conwy and in Llanrwst, Denbighshire, 1835-1841. Also contains explanatory and genealogical material by R. Idloes Owen relating to the Roberts family mentioned in the Llansanffraid Glan Conwy deeds. Mathematics exercise book of William [Griffith] Williams of Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, 1835 Photographs relating to Bangor history, 1896-1980's Copies of articles made by R. Idloes Owen relating to recusants in Wales and a history of Our Lady Immaculate Roman Catholic church in Bangor, 1985 Copies of articles on various aspects of local history, especially the history of Bangor, by R. Idloes Owen. Material was published in the North Wales Chronicle , Country Quest , Gwynedd Roots , Window on Wales and The Universe

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order 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: 21158-21161, 31095-31106, 33848-49, 34568, 34582, 35838, 36362.

Language codes: eng

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 letters by R. Idloes Owen amongst the papers of Thomas David Jones, Vicar of Capel Curig and in a collection of letters to W. Garmon Jones, Librarian of Liverpool University. Collection level descriptions are available, reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 7376 (32-34), 11865-12040 (11934)

Publication note: The collection contains copies of articles published in the North Wales Chronicle , Country Quest , Gwynedd Roots , Window on Wales and The Universe

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, March 2002.

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
Bangor (Wales) | History
Wales, North | Religious life and customs

Personal names
Owen , R. Idloes

Corporate names

Places
Bangor (Wales)
Llanrwst (Wales)
Llansanffraid Glan Conwy (Wales)

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