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Bangor University
Bangor and Beaumaris Union (Llanedwen) Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BBU

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Bangor and Beaumaris Union (Llanedwen) Papers

Short Title: Bangor and Beaumaris Union (Llanedwen) Papers

Creation date(s): 1844-1869

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 33 items

Name of creator(s): Bangor and Beaumaris Union


Administrative/Biographical history: Provision for the poor of Llanedwen parish, situated along the south Anglesey coast in north Wales, was administered as part of Bangor and Beaumaris Union. In common with other parishes, Llanedwen had a civil governmental function with responsibility for poor relief, maintenance of highways and law and order, which continued until local government reforms in the nineteenth century.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: lists of paupers in the parish of Llanedwen, including reasons for relief and amounts paid (1849-1860); election declarations of guardians of the poor, for counties Anglesey and Caernarfonshire (1844-1869); quarterly and other abstracts of expenditure for parishes in Bangor and Beaumaris Union (1845-1859).


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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, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 29320-29352


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by 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

Hunger | Wales, North | 19th century
Poor laws | Wales, North | 19th century
Public welfare | Wales, North | 19th century
Social problems | Wales, North | 19th century

Personal names

Corporate names
Bangor and Beaumaris Poor Law Union

Llanedwen (Wales)

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