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Bangor University
Bodedern Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BODR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Bodedern Records

Short Title: Bodedern Records

Creation date(s): 1824 - 1946

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 18 items

Name of creator(s): Bodedern parish officials


Administrative/Biographical history: Bodedern is a village and parish situated in western Anglesey, a few miles from Holyhead. The parish church is named after St. Edeyrn. For further administrative details regarding the church, consult Eglwys blwyf Bodedern: braslun o'i hanes (1982) by Dafydd Wyn Wiliam.
In common with other parishes, Bodedern was an instrument of local government with responsibility for poor relief, highways and law and order, which continued until reforms in the late nineteenth century.
The Edeyrn Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars in Bodedern was established by Rev. John R. Hughes of Brynteg, following a meeting at the Calvinistic Methodist chapel on 21 March 1873.


Scope and content/abstract: A miscellaneous collection of material relating to Bodedern parish, consisting of: Accounts of the overseers of the poor, 1824 - 1848 Account book of the surveyor of highways, 1842 - 1847 Rate book, 1859 - 1860 Summary of the accounts of the parish church, 1906 - 1907 Records of the Edeyrn Lodge of the Independent order of Good Templars, 1873 - 1876, 1903 - 1929 Minute book of the Memorial Hall Committee, 1922 - 1930 Account book of Saron Congregational Chapel, 1925 - 1946


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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: 20595 - 20612

Language codes: wel eng


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Related material: Saron chapel register of christenings, 1801 - 1845, is held at Anglesey County Record Office.


Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes and Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

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

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

Friendly societies | Wales | Bodedern | 19th century
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | 19th century
Poor laws | Wales | Anglesey | Administration

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