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Bangor University
Thomas Williams Diaries

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS THW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Thomas Williams Diaries

Short Title: Thomas Williams Diaries

Creation date(s): 1885 - 1901

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Williams' diaries show that he worked as a farmer, ca. 1885 - 1901 in the Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll area of Anglesey, north Wales. No further biographical information is available at the time of description compilation.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of seven diaries kept by Thomas Williams for the years 1885 - 1893, 1897, and 1899 - 1901. The entries, which are all in English, relate mainly to the daily routine of farm work, interspersed with accounts of an occasional trip to Liverpool or Manchester and comments on various matters.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged 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: 8469-8475

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.

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

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

Diaries | Wales, North
Farm life | Wales, North
Farmers | Wales, North | 19th century

Personal names
Williams , Thomas , of Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll

Corporate names


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