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Bangor University
Llaneilian Vestry Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS LVB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Llaneilian Vestry Books

Short Title: Llaneilian Vestry Books

Creation date(s): 1768 - 1894

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Llaneilian Parish Vestry


Administrative/Biographical history: The parish of Llaneilian in Anglesey, north Wales, was, in common with other parishes, a major instrument of local government. The parish, represented by a selection of members known as the vestry had responsibility for poor relief, as well as maintenance of highways and law and order, which continued until local government reforms in the late nineteenth century. In 1894 parish government was reconstructed which left vestries with limited powers such as the election of churchwardens and administration of charities.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises Llaneilian parish vestry books, 1768 - 1894, relating to vestry business including meetings, appointments etc.


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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: 909-912

Language codes: eng


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Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, June 2002.

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

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

Parishes (Local government) | Wales | Llaneilian
Poor laws | Wales | Anglesey | Administration
Public welfare | Wales | Anglesey

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Llaneilian Parish Vestry

Llaneilian (Wales)

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