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Bangor University
Tombstone Inscriptions and Epitaphs at Bangor Cathedral Churchyard

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TIEB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Tombstone Inscriptions and Epitaphs at Bangor Cathedral Churchyard

Short Title: Tombstone Inscriptions and Epitaphs at Bangor Cathedral Churchyard

Creation date(s): 1948 May - 1948 October

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Messrs J. Ingman and R. E. Jones.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1948, Messrs J. Ingman and R. E. Jones of Bangor, undertook, on behalf of the Caernarfonshire Historical Society, a comprehensive survey of the tombstones and memorials in the Cathedral Burial Ground, and copied all such inscriptions and epitaphs as were legible.
John Ingman, local historian, came originally from Treuddyn, Flintshire. He died in 1950.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Two typescript volumes of inscriptions and epitaphs on tombstones in Bangor Cathedral Burial Ground and Lower Churchyard. They provide a valuable and unique conspectus of the social life of the north Wales town and parish over a period of around a 100 years. The earliest recorded epitaph is that of John Ambrose of Bangor who died in 1771.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: These items have been 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 7345 - 7346

Language codes: eng wel

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 the John Ingman Papers . A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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
Epitaphs | Wales | Bangor
Inscriptions | Wales | Bangor
Tombs | Wales | Bangor

Personal names
Ingman , John , d. 1950

Corporate names
Bangor Cathedral

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