Llanfair, Merioneth Rate Book

Scope and Content

Rate book, parish of Llanfair, Merioneth, 1846-1855. Includes names of occupiers, owners, acreage, rateable value etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

The parish of Llanfair, Merioneth, north Wales was a civil as well as an ecclesiastical administrative unit. In common with other parishes it was a major instrument of local government with responsibility for poor relief, highways and law and order, which continued until reforms in the late nineteenth century. Rate books were compiled to record details of the rate paying inhabitants of a particular area.

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1052

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