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Bangor University
Robert D. Barnsdale Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BARN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Robert D. Barnsdale Papers

Short Title: Robert D. Barnsdale Papers

Creation date(s): 1980s - 1991

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 13 items

Name of creator(s): Robert D. Barnsdale


Administrative/Biographical history: Robert D. Barnsdale of Llanfairfechan, north Wales graduated in history at the University of Wales, Bangor. He is a regular reader at the university archives and at Conwy Record Office where he has also worked as a volunteer. His particular research interest is the history of Llandudno.


Scope and content/abstract: Photocopied documents and original material relating to the history of north Wales, and the Llandudno and Llanfairfechan areas in particular. Comprises: copy of extracts from an unspecified work on the Salisbury family of Llanrwst, Rug and Bachymbyd, no date; copies of photographs of Llanfairfechan railway station, ca. 19th and 20th centuries; typescript volume entitled The Salisbury Family of Llanwydden Hall, Glanwydden: Their Ancestors and Descendents, by R. D. Barnsdale, 1983; copies of Bishop's transcripts, from 1677 to 1759, for the parish of Penmynydd, Anglesey; copy of advertisement for coach trips from Llandudno, ca. late 19th century; copies of part of Thorne Deeds Schedule relating to the Mostyn Estate, 1957; booklet entitled A Short History of Bodafon Hall and Farm, by R. D. Barnsdale, 1985; typescript pamphlet entitled A History of Occupants of Penrhyn Old Hall Eglwys-rhos, Llandudno, by R.D. Barnsdale, 1986; minute books and other records of the Llandudno and District Historical Society, 1986-1991.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions 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: 31749-31752, 32591, 32969-32972, 33246, 36351, 36497-36498


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material received from Robert D. Barnsdale.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

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

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

Advertising | Wales | Llandudno | 19th century
History materials | Wales | Llandudno
History materials | Wales | Llanfairfechan
Tourism | Wales | Llandudno | 19th century

Personal names
Barnsdale , Robert D. , [alive 1975]

Corporate names
Bodafon Hall Estate (Wales)
Llandudno Historical Society
Llanfairfechan Railway Station
Mostyn Estate (Wales)
Penmynydd (Wales)
Penrhyn Old Hall Estate (Wales)


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