Copy of the valuation schedule for the poor rate of the parish of Ynyscynhaearn, 1844-1851.
Ynyscynhaearn Rate Book
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS YNY
- Dates of CreationMid 20th century [Copy of original material dated 1844-1851]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The parish of Ynyscynhaearn, Caernarfonshire, north Wales, was a civil as well as an ecclesiastical administrative unit. In common with other parishes it was a major instrument of local government with responsibility for poor relief, highways and law and order, which continued until reforms in the late nineteenth century. Rate books were compiled to record details of the rate paying inhabitants of a particular area.
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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.
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Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1053
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