Ynyscynhaearn Rate Book

Scope and Content

Copy of the valuation schedule for the poor rate of the parish of Ynyscynhaearn, 1844-1851.

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.

Other Finding Aids

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

Related Material

Extracts from Ynyscynhaearn churchwarden's books, 1730-1780, held in the Bob Owen, Croesor Papers, at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor, reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5590. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .