Lleyn and Eifionydd Association for the punishment of thieves

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Rules, minutes and accounts belonging to Cymdeithas Lleyn ac Eifionydd er cosbi Lladron (The Eifionydd Society for the punishment of Thieves), 1818-1875

Administrative / Biographical History

The Cymdeithas Lleyn ac Eifionydd er cosbi Lladron (The Eifionydd Society for the punishment of Thieves) was formed in 1818. The members were united against thieves and called for their punishment. Those who were involved in catching and punishing an offender would be rewarded. For example, those who aided in the punishment of someone who had stolen a horse, received a reward of £2 10 shillings. The meetings were held at Four Crosses.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 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 83

Conditions Governing Use

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