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Lewis, George, and Michael Jones, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSLEWJON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: George Lewis and Michael Jones Papers

Short Title: Lewis, George, and Michael Jones, papers

Creation date(s): 1782-1935

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 15 vols

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: George Lewis (1763-1822), theologian and Independent minister, was born near Tre-lech, Carmarthenshire. Michael Jones (1787-1853), born at Neuadd-lwyd, Cardiganshire, was an Independent minister and the first principal of the Bala Independent College.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection comprising manuscripts and correspondence of or relating to the Reverends George Lewis, D.D. (1763-1822) and Michael Jones (1787-1853), both of Llanuwchllyn. They include drafts of Lewis's Drych Ysgrythyrol ... and Esponiad ar y Testament Newydd ... ; correspondence and other papers of George Lewis and a biography and genalogy relating to him; nonconformist documents and material relating to the North Wales Academy; correspondence of Michael Jones, Lewis Jones Davies and Dr A. L. Davies; poetry; a copy of William Gurnall's Cristion mewn Cyflawn Arfogaeth ... ; and miscellaneous items relating to Bala, Llanuwchllyn and district.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 13708-13722.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids:


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr A. L. Davies, Bala, 1940.



Archivist's note: This description was completed by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005


Personal names
Jones , Michael , 1787-1853
Lewis , George , 1763-1822

Corporate names


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