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Bangor University
Biographical Descriptions on Notable Welsh People

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WNOT

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Biographical Descriptions on Notable Welsh People

Short Title: Biographical Descriptions on Notable Welsh People

Creation date(s): 1930s

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 55 items

Name of creator(s): Unknown

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Biographical descriptions on Welsh notabilities by an anonymous compiler. Probably produced ca. 1930's.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Material comprises handwritten biographical descriptions of various notable Welsh figures from the 17th - 20th century. The individuals described in the collection are as follows:
William Quigley (1774-1823), clergyman, (item number: 18622) Edward Davies Bryan (1862-1929), businessman, (item number: 18623) John Edwin de Hirst Davies (died 1927), historian and antiquary, (item number: 18624) David Ffrancon Davies (born 1850), opera singer, (item number: 18625) Maggie Davies (fl. 1891), soprano, (item number: 18626) Dr Mary Davies (1855-1930), soprano, (item number: 18627) Reverend Dr Owen Davies (1840-1929), (item number: 18628) Sir W. Boyd Dawkins (born 1838), lecturer, (item number: 18629) John Evans (born 1796), schoolmaster, (item number: 18630) John G. Evans (1852-1930), literary scholar, (item number: 18631) Reverend John Hugh Evans, Cynfaen , (1882-1886), (item number: 18632) Samuel Evans (1794-1860), clergyman, (item number: 18633) David Francis (1865-1929), harpist, (item number: 18634) W.I. Griffith (died 1929), headmaster Caernarfon County School, (item number: 18635) John Harris (died 1927), draper, (item number: 18636) Matthew Henry (born 1662), scholar, (item number: 18637) William Henry (1774-1823), scholar, (item number: 18638) Hugh Hughes (1769-1809), lawyer, (item number: 18639) Hugh Pierce Hughes (fl. 1825), clergyman, (item number: 18640) John Ceiriog Hughes, Ceiriog (1832-1987), poet, (item number: 18641-18642) Hwfa Penmaen (1774-1823), Eisteddfodd adjudicator and chair winner, (item number: 18643) John Jesse (fl. 1835), antiquary, (item number: 18644) Reverend Evan Jones Ieuan Gwynedd (1820-1852), historian, (item number: 18645-18647) John Jones Talhaiarn (1792-1850), poet, (item number: 18648-18649) Sir John Prichard Jones (1845-1917), businessman, (item number: 18650) John R. Jones Alltud Glyn Maelor , poet and hymn writer, (item number: 18651) Mrs Penn Lewis (died 1927), lecturer and evangelist, (item number: 18652) Reverend John Morgan (died 1701), poet, (item number: 18653) Dr John Vyrnwy Morgan (1861-1925), poet, (item number: 18654) Lewis Morris (1833-1907), poet, (item number: 18655) Robert Nelson (1656-1714), writer, (item number: 18656) Owain Aran, schoolmaster and musician, (item number: 18657) Reverend O.J. Owen (1851-1925), (item number: 18658) Owen Morgan Owen (died 1930), businessman, (item number: 18659) Reverend F.A. Rees, (item number: 18660) Reverend Robert Griffith Roberts (1867-1920), (item number: 18661) William Roberts (died 1778), lawyer, (item number: 18662) Dr Roland Rogers (1847-1929), music teacher and organist, (item number: 18663) Thomas Roscoe (1791-1871), literary scholar, (item number: 18664) Edward Thomas (1878-1917), poet, (item number: 18665) Dr John Thomas (died ca. 1890), writer, (item number: 18666) Joseph G. Thomas (1863-1929), schoolteacher, (item number: 18667) Reverend William Thomas (1859-1930), missionary, (item number: 18668) Dr Owen Pritchard (1853-1928), physician, (item number: 18669) Benjamin M. Williams (born ca. 1840), musician, (item number: 18670) Reverend D. Edward Williams (died 1925); Miss Dilys Edmunds, (died 1926), missionaries, (item number: 18671) Sir Howell Jones Williams (1843-1925), businessman, (item number: 18672) Sir Osmond Williams M.P. (1849-1927), (item number: 18673) Richard Williams (ca. 1790-1862?), Dic Dywyll, Bardd Gwagedd , writer, (item number: 18674) Robert Williams Robyn Erch (born 1771), writer, (item number: 18675) Reverend William Prydderch Williams (1845-1923), (item number: 18676)

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in alphabetical order, mainly, 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: 18622-18676

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Biography | Wales
Wales | Biography

Personal names
Davies , Mary , 1855-1930
Davies Bryan , Edward , 1862-1929
Dawkins , William Boyd , 1838-1929
Edmunds , Dilys , d. 1926
Evans , John , b. 1796
Evans , John Hugh , 1833-1886
Evans , Samuel , 1794-1860
Ffrangcon-Davies , David , 1855-1918
Francis , David , 1865-1929 , Y Telynor Dall o Feirion
Griffith Roberts , Robert , 1867-1920
Henry , Matthew , 1662-1714
Henry , William , 1774-1823
Hirsch-Davies , J. E. de (John Edwin)
Hughes , John Ceiriog , 1832-1887
Hwfa Penmaen , 1774-1823
Jones , Evan , 1820-1852 , Ieuan Gwynedd
Jones , John Robert , 1800-1881 , Alltud Glyn Maelor
Jones Williams , Howell , 1843-1925 , Sir
Morgan , J. Vyrnwy (John Vyrnwy) , b. 1860
Morgan , John , 1662-1701
Morris , Lewis , 1833-1907
Nelson , Robert , 1656-1715
Owen , O. J. (Owen John) , 1851-1925
Owen , O. Morgan , d. 1930
Penn-Lewis , Jessie , 1861-1927
Prichard-Jones , John , 1845-1917 , Sir
Pritchard , Owen , 1853-1928
Quigley , William , 1774-1823
Roberts , William , d. 1778
Rogers , Roland , 1847-1929
Roscoe , Thomas , 1791-1871
Talhaiarn , 1810-1869
Thomas , Edward , 1878-1917
Thomas , Joseph G. , 1863-1929
Thomas , William , 1859-1930
Williams , A. Osmond (Arthur Osmond) , 1849-1927 , Sir
Williams , D. Edward
Williams , R. (Richard) , fl. 1790?-1862?
Williams , Robert , b. 1771
Williams , William Prydderch , 1845-1923

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