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The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is a free service that allows people to visit archived versions of web sites. Visitors to the Wayback Machine can type in a URL, select from a range of dates, and then begin surfing on an archived version of the Web.

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Bangor University June 1997 or (all date options)

Civic Trusts/Societies
Civic Trust for Wales
Civic Trust (for England)
The Scottish Civic Trust
Welsh Civic Societies

CADW Civic Initiative Grant (for Civic Societies - Match Funding)

Historic Environment Agencies
GAT Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
The National Trust (Penrhyn Castle)
Royal Commission on Ancient & Historic Monuments of Wales (COFLEIN Database)

Historic Research/Publications
Caernarvonshire Historical Society (not working 10/04/07)

Transactions of the Caernarvonshire Historical Society (index on this site)

School of History & Welsh History (UWB)

Planning & Development
Planning Aid
Gwynedd Council - Development Control
Track & Trace System
Planning Inspectorate Wales
Gwynedd County Councils Regeneration Plan 2006 - 2013
Unitary Development Plan
Town Design Statements (pdf)

Road Network
Roadworks Bulletin (GCC)
Arrive Alive / Bikesafe
North Wales Traffic Management
Traffic Wardens (GCC)

Contractors / Major Building Projects
Watkin Jones
Jones Bros




Listed Buildings (General)
Planning - Listed Building and Conservation areas Act (1990)
Town & Country Planning Act (1990)

Building Architecture
Welsh School of Architecture
Architectural Societies (Victorian, Georgian)

Images of Bangor
Google Image Search
Flickr Photograph Site

Historic Images of Bangor
Francis Frith
British Pathe Archive
Bangor - Old Photogaphs (A. Woodvine)
Historic Picture Archive
(on this site)
Gwynedd Archives
Views from Bangor Mountain (on this site)

Land Owners/Ownership
Land Return 1873
Land Registry

Family History
Gywnedd & Anglesey (FHS)
Family Records
Family History (BBC)
Welsh Family History Archive
Surname Mapping
Welsh Mariners
Welsh Geneology
Family Search
Genes Reunited

Local Councillor by Map | Postcode
National Assembly for Wales
Gwynedd County Council
Local MP (Betty Williams LAB) further information from theyworkforyou.
See (Election-Map)
City of Bangor Council
Government Services Portal (

Development Campaign Groups
Save Eithinog and Brewery Fields Campaign

Bangor is working towards becoming a Fairtrade City. Part of a campaign to make Wales the first Fairtrade country.

BBC Upper Bangor looking to Snowdonia.
School of Ocean Science webcam (Menai Bridge) looking to Garth
Patricks Bar (indoor webcam)

Search the Internet

Websites on Bangor

Gwynedd County Council Archives (Search)
Bangor University Archives
Archives Network Wales
Gathering the Jewels
National Archives

Bangor Library (Search using Telnet below)
Telnet (Angelsey, Gwynedd & Conwy Libraries)
Bangor University Library (Search)
UNIcat Bangor University/NEWI Library
LLGC/NLW National Library of Wales
The British Library

Digitised Books
Live Book Search
Google Book Search

Information (from public bodies)
Freedom of Information Act
Information Commissioners Office
Pages for key local public bodies:
Bangor University / Gwynedd County Council / North Wales Police / North West Wales NHS Trust

Bangor Museum/Gallery (Friends of...)

Census Data
1801 - 1831 Census (free)
1881 Census (free)
Census Records- National Archives (1901,1891,81,71,61,51,41) PAY SITE
1851 Census (free)

Flood Map (Environment Agency)
Light Pollution (Blue Marble Navigator)
Road Map (Multimap, Streetmap)
House Prices Map
Aerial Map
Ordinance Survey (Get a Map)
National Cycle Network Map
Environment Map (
AA Online Travel Planner with Map

Historical Maps
Old Street Maps
(1844-1899, 1891,1913)
Caernarvonshire Map (1885, 1833, 1637/1744/1810, 1910)
Megalithic/Prehistoric Sites Map
Coflein Royal Commission on Ancient & Historic Monuments of Wales Map

Local Interest/Community Groups/Facilities
Matra (The Maesgeirchen & Tan-y-Bryn Residents' Association)

The People of Bangor Community Group born from the People of Bangor Deserve better Facebook Group

Charities & Voluntary Organisations
Access Place
Charities Commission

Church Plans Online
Bangor Diocese
Penrallt Baptist Church

Anglican Chaplaincy
Quakers Meeting House, Bangor

Bangor University (Departments / Services)
Bangor University Estates Department.
Coleg Menai
Primary Schools in Bangor Catchment Area
Secondary Schools

Crime & Policing
North Wales Police
Find your Local Community Beat Manager
Crime Statistics
North Wales Police Authority
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

Other Services
North Wales Fire & Rescue Service
North West Wales NHS Trust

Students' Union
Student Volunteering Bangor (SVB)
Alumni Site
Bangor Archaeology Society

Botanical Gardens!
Treborth Botanical Gardens

Local Sports Clubs/Orgs

St Deiniol Golf Club
Bangor City Football Club
Bangor City Historical Blog

General Information
BBC Wales - Bangor History (Archived Page)

Local Newspapers
Bangor Chronicle
Bangor Mail

Newspaper Archives
Seren Student Newspaper Archive
London Gazette

Film Archives
Pathe UK

Protecting/Funding Historic Buildings
Heritage Lottery Fund
Buildings Book Trust
Architectural Heritage Fund
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Association of Preservation Trusts
Save Britains Heritage
Prince's Regeneration Trust
ICON Institute of Conservation
Institute of Historic Building Conservation
Ancient Monuments Society
Landfill Communities Fund

Religious Architecture Protection
The Churches Conservation Trust
Friends of Friendless Churches
Historic Chapels Trust
Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
Society for Church Archaeology

War Memorial
Architecture Protection
War Memorials Trust
UK National Inventory of War Monuments
Public Monuments & Sculpture Association
Royal British Legion
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (Has a database of who's buried where, numbers of war dead in Glannada cemetary etc).

Protecting & Improving the Natural Environment/Open Spaces
Big Lottery Fund
Open Spaces Society
BTCV (British Trust for Conservation Volunteers)
Countryside Council for Wales
Environment Agency
AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

Buildings at Risk Registers
By Country - Wales, Scotland, England
Theatres at Risk Register

Litter & Waste
Bangor Recycling Centre
Keep Wales Tidy
Report a street litter problem in Gwynedd

Municiple Services (Parks, Carparking, Toilets)
Comment to the council on

VOA (Council Tax Valuation Office - Banding)
Gwynedd County Council Council Tax

Old Encyclopedia
1911 (Classic Encyclopedia)

Street Furniture / Public Buildings
Royal Mail / Postwatch / Romec / Wikipedia Article / Letterbox Study Group / Anatomy of a letterbox / Postcomm
Public Toilets
British Toilet Association / World Toilet Organisation / Gwynedd Council (Report Problems with) /

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