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Bangor University
Mynydd Cilgwyn Friendly Society Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MCFS

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Mynydd Cilgwyn Friendly Society Records

Short Title: Mynydd Cilgwyn Friendly Society Records

Creation date(s): 1843 - 1911

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Officers and members of the Mynydd Cilgwyn Friendly Society.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Mynydd Cilgwyn Friendly Society (Cymdeithas Caredigion Mynydd y Cilgwyn) was an association in which members paid fixed contributions to insure help in sickness or old age. An example of relief provided by the society in 1880 was to ensure that a Griffith Williams, on the recommendation of a Dr Griffiths, should leave home for a "change of air", for the sake of his health.
Mynydd Cilgwyn is located in the parish of Llandwrog in Caernarfonshire. The Friendly Society served the people of Llandwrog and surrounding area.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: 5 account books which contain the names of officers and members, along with the names of their homes. Also included are details of payments made to the sick, or on the death of members, 1843 - 1914.
Minute book, 1880, 1900-1911, containing a death certificate of Ellen Thomas of Caer Sais, Rhosgadfan, Llanwnda, 1909.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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 typescript catalogues are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1098-1101, 1916-1917

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items 1098-1101 presented by Mr R. F. Price, Llys Llifon, Groeslon, Caernarfonshire in 1932. Items 1916-1917 presented in 1935.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 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
Friendly societies | Wales | History | 19th century
Friendly societies | Wales | History | 20th century

Personal names

Corporate names
Mynydd Cilgwyn Friendly Society

Places
Llandwrog (Wales)
Mynydd y Cilgwyn (Wales)

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