This collection consists of material transcribed by Bob Owen Croesor from originals held in the Public Record Office. It includes transcripts of Star Chamber proceedings for counties Caernarfonshire, Merioneth and Denbighshire for the years ca. 1558-1625; transcripts of lay subsidy rolls for Eifionydd, Caernarfonshire, dated 1628 and hearth tax roll for Ardudwy, Merioneth, dated 1662. Also contains transcripts of wills for Caernarfonshire and Merioneth, dated 1527-1691.
Additional Bob Owen Transcripts
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS BOT
- Dates of Creationca. 1940
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description3 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Owen (1885-1962), better known as Bob Owen Croesor of Llanfrothen in Merioneth, was a quarry worker at Croesor, an antiquary, book-collector, radio broadcaster and lecturer with the Workers Educational Association.
Material is arranged according to record type and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .
Open to all users
Presented to the library of the University of Wales, Bangor, by Bob Owen Croesor, ca. 1943.
Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.
Other 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: 5150-5153, 5251
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.
Originals of material in this collection are held at the Public Record Office .