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Bangor University
Dolwyddelan Rate Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DRBS

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Dolwyddelan Rate Books

Short Title: Dolwyddelan Rate Books

Creation date(s): 1876 May 1 - 1877 June 8

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Dolwyddelan parish officials


Administrative/Biographical history: The parish of Dolwyddelan was a civil as well as an ecclesiastical administrative unit. In common with other parishes it was a major instrument of local government with responsibility for poor relief, highways and law and order, which continued until reforms in the late nineteenth century. Rate books were compiled to record details of the rate paying inhabitants of a particular area. This collection relates to property holders in the parish of Dolwyddelan in Caernarfonshire, now known as the county unit of Gwynedd. In the late nineteenth century the dominant landowner in the parish was the Gwydir family, represented by Clementina Elizabeth, Baroness Willoughby D'Eresby (d. 1888).


Scope and content/abstract: Lists of assessments for highway rates made 1 May 1876 and 8 June 1877, giving details of the holders of lands, tenants of cottages with estimated rentals and rateable value.


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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: 919-920

Language codes: eng


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Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

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

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

Local taxation | Wales | Dolwyddelan | 19th century
Parishes (Local government) | Wales | Dolwyddelan | 19th century

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Dolwyddelan Parish Vestry


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