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Bangor University
A. J. Bodvel Roberts Family History

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS AJBR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: A. J. Bodvel Roberts Family History

Short Title: A. J. Bodvel Roberts Family History

Creation date(s): 1925 May

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Arthur John Bodvel Roberts

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Arthur John Bodvel Roberts, born in 1871, of Cefn-y-coed, Llanfaglan in Caernarfonshire, north Wales was clerk of the peace for the county of Caernarfonshire from 1903 until his resignation in 1932. His parents were John Hugh Roberts (1836-1904), who served as Caernarfon town clerk, and Gwen Bodvel Jones (1844-1925). His paternal grandfather's family were the Roberts and Griffiths of Plas Clynnog and Caernarfon; his paternal grandmother's family were descendents of the Cadwaladr, Morris and Roberts families of Eithinog. His maternal grandparents were David Jones of Cefn-y-coed and Gwen Ellen Jones of Chatham. Also on his maternal side was Margaret (Peggy) Hughes of Bodafon whose ancestors were the Bodvels of Carnguwch, Carmarthenshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises a typescript volume entitled Chronicles of my family by A. J. Bodvel Roberts which is a genealogical account of the author's family with details relating to their occupations, lifestyles etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: This item is 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 of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5253

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Miss B. Dew Roberts, 6 November 1943

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Steam Traction Engine in Caernarfonshire Papers which contain a letter from A. Bodvel Roberts, see reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 16535

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 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
Family histories

Personal names
Bodvel Roberts , Arthur John , 1871-1942

Corporate names

Places
Caernarfon (Wales)

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