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Bangor University
Rev. Hugh Ellis Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HELL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rev. Hugh Ellis Papers

Short Title: Rev. Hugh Ellis Papers

Creation date(s): 1883 - 1931

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 54 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. Hugh Ellis, d. 1931

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Rev. Hugh Ellis of Maentwrog, Merionethshire was a grandson of Gweirydd ap Rhys , 1807 - 1889 and brother of Rev. R. Pryse Ellis, Glascoed. He was a dedicated Methodist minister and a great reader as well as a writer. He is the author of five memorial articles on Golyddan which appeared in Cymru , and also the author of the history of Methodism in West Merionethshire, Hanes Methodistiaeth Gorllewin Meirionydd , (Dolgellau, 1928). He attended the Bala College, Merionethshire and the University College of North Wales, Bangor before being received as minister at Pennal, Merionethshire in April 1888. In 1890, he moved to Maentwrog as minister.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The collection consists of a series of notebooks / journals written by Hugh Ellis ranging from 1883 to 1931. The earliest item was written during his last year at the college in Bala, whilst others cover his period as a student at Bangor and then his career as a minister at Pennal and Maentwrog, Merionethshire. The notebooks contain, among other things, references to sermons, Welsh poetry and literature, politics, religious meetings and religious revivals, and also contain theological notes. They are of a philosophical nature and full of reflective thoughts rather than a record of events.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The papers have been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts and arranged chronologically.

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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts : 5786 - 5840

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The papers of Gweirydd ap Rhys are also held at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. See HE Hub Reference : GB 0222 BMSS GWEI

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 2001

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
Diaries | Wales | 19th century
Diaries | Wales | 20th century
Methodists | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Ellis , Hugh , 1857-1931

Corporate names

Places
Maentwrog (Wales)
Pennal (Wales)

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