Trewalchmai Tithe Apportionment

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Copy Tithe Apportionment for the parish of Trewalchmai,Anglesey, 1840-1841, together with map. Includes cereal prices and names of owners and occupiers of land.

Administrative / Biographical History

The tithe was an annual payment made by parishioners to the parish church. Originally, it was one-tenth of the yearly produce of the land, and it would be paid in kind, but later, following the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836, it was paid in money.

The document known as a Tithe Apportionment listed the tithe rent-charge for the parish or district, apportioned fairly among the lands of differing quality and various uses.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 913

Conditions Governing Use

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