Ecclesiastical Memorandum Book

Scope and Content

Comprises manuscript memorandum book relating to ecclesiastical law, c. 16th century, containing references to the constitutions of the province of Canterbury, attested by various archbishops. It is believed that the book belonged to Arthur Bulkeley, Bishop of Bangor.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bulkeley family of Anglesey was one of the most powerful families in north Wales with its chief seat at Baron Hill, Beaumaris. Arthur Bulkeley (d. 1552), younger brother of the first Sir Richard Bulkeley (d. 1546 or early 1547), was Bishop of Bangor from 1541 to 1552.


Material is incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Material donated by Major Sir Richard Bulkeley, Baron Hill, July 17, 1942


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 4673

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.