Robert D. Barnsdale Papers

Scope and Content

Photocopied documents and original material relating to the history of north Wales, and the Llandudno and Llanfairfechan areas in particular. Comprises: 

  • Copy of extracts from an unspecified work on the Salisbury family of Llanrwst, Rug and Bachymbyd, no date
  • Copies of photographs of Llanfairfechan railway station, ca. 19th and 20th centuries
  • Typescript volume entitled: The Salisbury Family of Llanwydden Hall, Glanwydden: Their Ancestors and Descendents, by R.D. Barnsdale, 1983
  • Copies of Bishop's transcripts, from 1677 to 1759, for the parish of Penmynydd, Anglesey
  • Copy of advertisement for coach trips from Llandudno, ca. late 19th century
  • Copies of part of Thorne Deeds Schedule relating to the Mostyn Estate, 1957
  • Booklet entitled: A Short History of Bodafon Hall and Farm, by R.D. Barnsdale, 1985
  • Typescript pamphlet entitled: A History of Occupants of Penrhyn Old HallEglwys-rhos, Llandudno, by R.D. Barnsdale, 1986
  • Minute books and other records of the Llandudno and District Historical Society, 1986-1991

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert D. Barnsdale of Llanfairfechan, north Wales graduated in history at the University of Wales, Bangor. He is a regular reader at the university archives and at Conwy Record Office where he has also worked as a volunteer. His particular research interest is the history of Llandudno.


Material was received on separate occasions and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Material received from Robert D. Barnsdale


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 31749-31752, 32591, 32969-32972, 33246, 36351, 36497-36498

Conditions Governing Use

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

Additional Information

Original of the Thorne Deeds Schedule relating to the Mostyn estate is held at the National Library of Wales. Other copies in collection created from material held or sourced by the depositor.

Personal Names