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Hughes, Thomas Isfryn, Parch. (Rev.), papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDW

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Papurau Parch. Thomas Isfryn Hughes

Short Title: Hughes, Thomas Isfryn, Parch. (Rev.), papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1900-1943

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.039 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Rev. Thomas Isfryn Hughes


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Thomas Isfryn Hughes (1865-1942) ('Ifor Glyn') was a Wesleyan minister. He was born in Clocaenog, Ruthin, Denbighshire, the son of John Hughes and Elizabeth Davies. He started preaching when he was 19, serving as minister at Abergele (1890), Llanfair Caereinion (1891), Rhyl (1893), Tywyn (1895), Coedpoeth (1896), Tregarth (1899), Mynydd Seion, Liverpool (1902), Blaenau Ffestiniog (1905), Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant (1908), Liverpool (1911), Porthmadog (1925), and Beaumaris (1928), retiring to Anglesey in 1931. He married Catherine Jenkins, of Aberdyfi, Merionethshire. His main literary an religious achievement was Esboniad ar epistolau Paul at y Philipiaid a Philemon (Bangor, 1916). He was an author of many articles, under his own name and as 'Ifor Glyn'. He wrote poetry, winning the chair at Rhosllanerchrugog eisteddfod, adjudicated by Gwili. He died at Trearddur Bay, 1942.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Rev. Thomas Isfryn Hughes, 1900-1943, including notes and sermons, 1900-1940; diaries, 1930-1938; copies of Y Gwyliedydd Newydd, 1932-1937, Yr Eurgrawn, 1929-1943, and printed books, 1904-1938; miscellaneous, 1938 and [n. d.].


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: notebooks; sermons; diaries; Y Gwyliedydd Newydd; Yr Eurgrawn; books; and various.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document, in this case Welsh.

Language codes: wel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers were kept by Thomas Isfryn Hughes' daughter Phyllis Jones and her husband.

Immediate source of acquisition: Private depositor



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Papurau Parch. Thomas Isfryn Hughes; Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig, 1941-1950 (London, 1970).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Eurgrawn Wesleyaidd
Gwyliedydd Newydd
Hughes, T. Isfryn | (Thomas Isfryn) | Archives
Sermons, Welsh | 20th century
Wesleyan Methodist Church | North Wales

Personal names
Hughes , T. Isfryn (Thomas Isfryn)

Corporate names

Abergele (Wales)
Beaumaris (Wales)
Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales)
Liverpool (England)
Rhyl (Wales)
Tywyn (Gwynedd, Wales)

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