Records relating to Bangor Diocese, 1640-1972, including year books, 1952-1972; printed books, 1696-1957; journal and notebooks, 1801-1895; pedigrees, deeds and documents relating to church lands in the parish of Llanllechid, Caernarfonshire, 1640-1831; and miscellaneous papers, [?1770]-1929.
Papers and Books relating to Bangor Diocese
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 219 XM/2170
- Dates of Creation1640-1972
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description(61 items)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Anglican Diocese of Bangor covers the whole of the north-western quarter of Wales, covering the counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Merionethshire and the northern portion of Montgomeryshire. The diocese was created in the mid 6th century and was subdivided into archdeaconries, rural deaneries and parishes. It is made up of two archdeaconries: Bangor (and Anglesey) and Meirionnydd, with seven and six rural deaneries respectively.
Arranged into the following: printed books; journals, notebooks, etc.; pedigrees; documents relating to title; and miscellaneous.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers and Books Re Bangor Diocese/ Papurau a Llyfrau yn ymwneud ag Esgobiaeth Bangor, catalogue; Esgobaeth Bangor Diocese Homepage (http://www.esgobaethbangordiocese.org) viewed 1 July 2004.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply.
All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals are not expected