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Bangor University
Richard Roberts, Aberdyfi Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RROB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Richard Roberts, Aberdyfi Papers

Short Title: Richard Roberts, Aberdyfi Papers

Creation date(s): 1839-1931

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 46 items

Name of creator(s): Richard and Elizabeth Roberts


Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Roberts of Nantiesin, Aberdyfi, Merionethshire was a joiner and ship's carpenter. His daughter Elizabeth Roberts of Ynys Fechan, Arthog, of the same shire, had a keen interest in local history, as material in this collection shows.
No further biographical information is available at this time.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of material relating to ships and shipping which includes account books, bills, valuations, lists of vessels, letters and family papers mainly relating to property in Aberdyfi. Also includes research notes on the local history of Aberdyfi by Elizabeth Roberts.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to subject, in chronological order and 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 7155-7200

Language codes: eng wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

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

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

Aberdyfi (Wales) | History
Local history | Wales | Aberdyfi
Shipbuilding | Wales | Aberdyfi | History

Personal names
Roberts , Elizabeth
Roberts , Richard , of Aberdyfi

Corporate names

Aberdyfi (Wales)

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