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National Library of Wales
Thomas, Henry, Canon, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CANHENMAS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Canon Henry Thomas Papers

Short Title: Thomas, Henry, Canon, papers

Creation date(s): 1871-1946

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Henry Thomas


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Canon Henry Thomas (1881-1973) was vicar of Arthog, formerly vicar of Tywyn, Merionethshire. He was editor of Yr Haul, a denominational and church periodical, from 1939 to 1953.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Rev. Canon Henry Thomas, 1871-1946, including notes relating to Merioneth, with special reference to local history and antiquities and gentry families; notes on Welsh literature, the development of the eisteddfod, and theology; an address given on the centenary of the National School at Dolgellau, 1946; various printed material and a report on local charities, 1895.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

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: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1982, p.55, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Rev. A. W. R. Hughes, Aberystwyth, in 1982.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used for in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1982; Dolgellau History website (, viewed 7 January 2005; Genuki website (, viewed 7 January 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2005

Charities | Wales | Merioneth
Clergy | Wales | Merioneth | Archives
Dolgellau National School | Centennial celebrations, etc
Eisteddfodau | Wales | History
Gentry | Wales | Merioneth
Merioneth (Wales) | Antiquities
Merioneth (Wales) | History, Local
Thomas, Henry, | 1881-1973 | Archives
Welsh literature

Personal names
Thomas , Henry , 1881-1973

Corporate names
Dolgellau National School

Merioneth (Wales)

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