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Bangor University
Reverend T.W. Griffith Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TWG

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Reverend T.W. Griffith Papers

Short Title: Reverend T.W. Griffith Papers

Creation date(s): 1859-1976

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 126 items

Name of creator(s): Reverend T.W. Griffith and family

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Reverend T.W. Griffith (1878-1938) was educated at the University College of North Wales (now known as the University of Wales, Bangor) and at St. David's College, Lampeter, ordained a deacon in 1899 and a priest the following year. Apart from a period as curate in the north west of England, at Aston-in-Makerfield parish, Reverend Griffith spent most of his working life at various parishes in north Wales and Anglesey in particular. He was successively curate of Gaerwen, 1899-1905, St Ann's, Bethesda, 1905-1908, St Thomas's, Aston-in-Makerfield, 1908-1910, Llanddyfnan, 1911-1912, Heneglwys, 1912-1913, Llangeinwen, 1913-1915, Llanrhuddlad, 1915-1919, Llanfair-yng-Nghornwy, 1919-1920 and Holyhead, 1920-1924. He was rector of Llanddona, 1924-1932 and Llangadwaladr, 1932-1938.
The collection also contains material which belonged to Mrs Emma Collings Jones of Llangefni, Anglesey who was Reverend Griffith's mother in law. Before her marriage to John William Jones of Castle House, Llangefni, she was a companion to Mrs Henry Owen of the Rectory, Llangefni.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This is a collection of the family papers of Reverend T.W. Griffith including material which belonged to Mrs Emma Collings Jones of Llangefni, his mother in law. It consists of general papers which includes school notes, a diary and various household documents; certificates; printed material including parish documents, sermons, promotional material for charity events, school and university journals and newspaper cuttings; family photographs and others relating to parish and university colleagues and staff etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to record type, 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: 29215-29319, 32170-32190

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The papers were a gift from Reverend T.W. Griffith's grandson, William Griffith of the Department of Welsh History, University of Wales, Bangor.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Church in Wales | Clergy
Parishes | Wales, North
Photographs | 20th century
Sermons | Wales | 20th century

Personal names
Collings Jones , Emma , fl. 1859
Griffith , T. W. (Thomas William) , 1878-1938

Corporate names

Places
Anglesey (Wales)

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