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Bangor University
John Burchinshaw Manuscript

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS JBM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: John Burchinshaw Manuscript

Short Title: John Burchinshaw Manuscript

Creation date(s): 1714-1762

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): John Burchinshaw


Administrative/Biographical history: John Burchinshaw of Llansannan, Denbighshire died in 1724. According to the manuscript, he lost the use of his right hand and wrote this book with his left.
Alice daughter of Edward Burchishaw was baptised in 1731 and died in 1743.
For a more comprehensive family history, consult Llansannan : its history and associations by W. Bezant Lowe (1915).


Scope and content/abstract: A book of religious and theological notes, notes on Acts and Matthew, translations of the doctrines of Dr William Beveridge (1637-1708), Bishop of St. Asaph and a few poems. Also, a few material papers bound into the volume such as accounts and details of taxes.
Although a note in the manuscript states that the manuscript was written by John Burchinshaw, the cataloguer believes that it is the work of four different hands.


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 402

Language codes: wel eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further material, deeds and documents, relating to the family of Burchinshaw of Llansannan, Denbighshire, 1557-1863, are held at the National Library of Wales.


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

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

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

Theology, Doctrinal
Welsh poetry | 18th century

Personal names
Beveridge , William , 1637-1708
Burchinshaw family , of Llansannan
Burchinshaw , Alice , 1731-1743
Burchinshaw , John , d. 1724
Ioan ab Howel

Corporate names

Llansannan (Wales)

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