Edern Rate Books and Highways Accounts

Scope and Content

2 Rate Books, 1860-1861, 1864-1867.

2 Highways Repairs Account Books, 1880-1885, which include particulars of manual work and signatures of workers.

Administrative / Biographical History

The parish of Edern, situated in the Lleyn peninsula, was, in common with other parishes, a major instrument of local government and tax collection with responsibility for poor relief, maintenance of highways and law and order, which continued until local government reforms in the late nineteenth century.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan and Elen Wyn Hughes, February 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 493-496

Conditions Governing Use

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

Geographical Names