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Bangor University
Griffith Jones, Llanddowror Documents

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GJLL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Griffith Jones, Llanddowror Documents

Short Title: Griffith Jones, Llanddowror Documents

Creation date(s): c. 1800-1880

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Unknown

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Griffith Jones, 1683-1761, was the founder of the Welsh Circulating Schools. He himself attended the Carmarthen Grammar School and was ordained priest in 1708. He was the Rector of Llanddowror, Carmarthenshire for forty years.
Several biographers have recorded his life, including, Gwyn Davies in Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, Athro Cenedl , 1984 and Geraint H. Jenkins in Hen Filwr dros Grist .

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A volume of the sermons of Griffith Jones, in an early 19th century hand. The inscription at the end of the book suggests that the creator was a Rev. Jacob Hughes of Llanrhian, Pembrokeshire.
A biography of Griffith Jones and his influence on Wales. Presented in a Literary Competition in 1880, possibly by John Williams of Pen-Lan, Llandegai.

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 numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 13917 and 23673

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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
Sermons, Welsh | 18th century

Personal names
Jones , Griffith , 1683-1761

Corporate names

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