Bangor Deeds

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Two deeds of conveyances of land in Garth, Bangor and part of the Penrallt Estate in Bangor. Amongst the parties named are John Roberts, surgeon of Bangor; Owen Owens of Yr Orsedd, Anglesey, mason; Rev. James Williams of Llanfair-yng-Nghornwy, Anglesey and Robert Hughes of Bangor, slater.

Administrative / Biographical History

The city of Bangor in north west Wales, according to the 1891 census consisted of a population of over 12,000 people.

Garth is a district within the borough of Bangor which forms the sea front of the town. The area was described in a trade directory for 1895 as ... a picturesque suburb of Bangor ... Fine dwellings have sprung up on all sides, and there are good lodging-houses. This will be the site of the new pier ...

Penrallt was an estate in Bangor. In the late 19th century, it was acquired from Lord Penrhyn as a site for the building of the University College of North Wales.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, November 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10478-10479

Conditions Governing Use

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