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Bangor University
Christmas Evans Volumes

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CHE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Christmas Evans Volumes

Short Title: Christmas Evans Volumes

Creation date(s): 1817-1838

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Christmas Evans


Administrative/Biographical history: Christmas Evans, 1766-1838, Baptist minister, was born on Christmas day in Llandysul, Cardiganshire. He was ordained in 1789 and became the minister of Cil-dwrn Chapel in Llangefni, Anglesey where he stayed until 1826. He has been described as one of the three giants of the Welsh pulpit in the golden age of preaching
Further manuscript material relating to Christmas Evans is held at the National Library of Wales. Several published works have appeared on the subject of this extraordinary character, the most recent being Christmas Evans a'r ymneilltuaeth newydd , 1991 by D. Densil Morgan.


Scope and content/abstract: 2 volumes of sermons in the hand of Christmas Evans, mostly in Welsh although a few English ones, together with miscellaneous notes. Also a copy of Hanes Cymmanfa y Bedyddwyr Neillduol yn Nghymru , 1831 by William Jones with marginal notes made by Christmas Evans.


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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 35365-35367

Language codes: wel eng


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Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, March 2004.

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

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

Sermons, Welsh | 19th century

Personal names
Evans , Christmas , 1766-1838

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