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Bangor University
Henry Jones Commonplace Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HJCOM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Henry Jones Commonplace Book

Short Title: Henry Jones Commonplace Book

Creation date(s): 1842-1890

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item.

Name of creator(s): Henry Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Henry Jones was a native of the Dinorwig area and lived at Penhafodlas, Llanrug, Caernarfonshire. He died on 17 April 1849 at the age of 22.
Sir John Morris-Jones was a descendant of the Penhafodlas family.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: In the hand of Henry Jones there are :
Lists of preachers and the topics of their sermons from 1842-1849, with interesting references.
Various carols, songs and poetry. There are 18 verses being a history of the voyage of John Hughes, Erw Gein, Llanrug.
Interesting notes on John R. Williams and Henry Parry, both of which travelled to America, 1845-1846.
In a later hand there are :
Transcripts of epitaphs from cemeteries in Llanrug, Caernarfonshire; Llandrygarn and Llandysilio, Anglesey, 1880-1890.
Census of the children in Llandrygarn parish, Anglesey.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 388

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, February 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Commonplace books | 19th century
Local history materials | Wales | Llanrug

Personal names
Jones , Henry , 1827-1849

Corporate names

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