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Goppa Diaries

Reference code(s): GB 0222 GOP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Goppa Diaries

Short Title: Goppa Diaries

Creation date(s): 1872-1919

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.75 linear metres

Name of creator(s): David Tegid Jones of Goppa Farm, Trawsfynydd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Tegid Jones was an enterprising and intelligent farmer in the Merioneth highlands. The writer of these diaries was also for many years a councillor and a member of certain public bodies.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection of 40 diaries written by David Tegid Jones. They represent his observations on the vagaries of the weather, on buying and selling, on the movements of farm-servants, on books (occasionally), and on religious matters. Nos. 37-40 reflect the effects of the Great War upon the countryside - upon prices, the gathering of harvests, the economic constriction. There are also frequent references to attendances at meetings and committees.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Chronologically

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics made at the discretion of the archivist.

Finding aids: Catalogue at item level

Language codes: welsh

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: None expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Mrs Jones of Goppa Farm, Trawsfynydd, daughter of the late Councillor David Tegid Jones.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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
World War, 1914-1918 | Personal narratives, Welsh

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