Rules, minutes and accounts belonging to Cymdeithas Lleyn ac Eifionydd er cosbi Lladron (The Eifionydd Society for the punishment of Thieves), 1818-1875
Lleyn and Eifionydd Association for the punishment of thieves
Scope and Content
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.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2003.
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A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 83
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