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Bangor University
Aberdaron Parish Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS ABER

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Aberdaron Parish Records

Short Title: Aberdaron Parish Records

Creation date(s): 1787 - 1840

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 35 items

Name of creator(s): Aberdaron parish officials and vestry members


Administrative/Biographical history: Aberdaron parish, Caernarfon, located in former county of Caernarfonshire, now Gwynedd. Parish formerly administered under authority of Pwllheli Poor Law Union and Pwllheli Petty Divisional Session.


Scope and content/abstract: The bulk of this collection consists of accounts relating to disbursements made towards relief of the poor of the parish of Aberdaron and of monies received in taxes, legacies etc. and by the Overseers of the Poor. This material includes accounts relating to Bodernabwy, Carreg, Is Sely, Llidiardau, Penycaerau, Tyddyn, Uwch Sely, and Uwch Mynydd.
The collection also contains documents relating to an assessment of the Poor Rate for the parish for 1793. There is also a list of voluntary subscribers towards the cost of keeping a school on weekdays and Sunday at the Parish Church, Aberdaron, which was dependant on the consent of a vestry meeting to be held on January 29th 1808.
There is also material relating to Land Tax Assessments for 1836 and 1837.


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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 word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10438-10471 .

Language codes: eng


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Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2001

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

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

Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Aberdaron
Poor laws | Wales | Gwynedd | Administration

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Aberdaron (Wales)

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