Llangeinwen Parish Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

An account book of the Overseers of the Poor, 1825-1835; a vestry minute book, 1830-1894 and a declaration book containing the declarations of parish councillors on acceptance of office, 1894-1898.

Administrative / Biographical History

The parish of Llangeinwen, situated in Anglesey, north Wales, was, in common withother 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.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes and Anne Lenaghan, November 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10532-10534

Conditions Governing Use

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