Place-Name Research Centre



• User Agreement •


The database found on this website is held by the Bangor University (BU) in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Digitisation Service (AHDS).

The database is known as Archif Melville Richards and is abbreviated as AMR.

Any access to, or use made of, the database must be acknowledged. The minimum wording of the acknowledgement must be as follows:

I/we acknowledge material from Professor Melville Richards’s place-name research archive deposited at the Bangor University, accessed through the Archif Melville Richards database (AMR), a project funded by grants from the University of Wales Board of Celtic Studies and the Arts and Humanities Research Board.

The copyright of Professor Melville Richards’s archive of research papers, notebooks and slips is held by the executors of Professor Richards’s estate. The executors have granted BU permission to allow access to the place-name material held at Archives Department at BU and to its digitised format (AMR).

Warning: This database is protected by copyright law and international treaties. Unauthorized duplication or distribution of this program (or portion of) not in accordance with the terms and conditions, and/or without the stipulated acknowledgement, may result in severe civil or criminal penalties, and will be persecuted to maximum extent possible under the law. This agreement will be governed by English and Welsh Law.