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Bangor University
Papers of Owen Lewis, Arthog

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS OLEW

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Owen Lewis, Arthog

Short Title: Papers of Owen Lewis, Arthog

Creation date(s): 1913 March 10 - ca. 1925

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Owen Lewis of Arthog, Merioneth

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No biographical information regarding Owen Lewis of Arthog in the parish of Llangelynnin, Merioneth was available at the time of compilation of description.
Robert Owen, O.B.E., M.A., 1885 - 1962, better known as Bob Owen, Croesor, was an antiquary and book-collector from Llanfrothen, Merioneth.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A varied collection of material relating to areas in Merioneth created by many individuals.
Material on the history of the parishes of Llandecwyn and Llanfihangel-y-traethau, is believed to be in the hand of Bob Owen, Croesor. A history of the ruined houses of Llidiardau was compiled by Robert Roberts, Cefn Uchaf, Llidiardau and John Hughes of Ty Capel Celyn is the author of memories of the Capel Celyn area from 1870 to 1925.
A typescript of extracts from the commonplace book of Thomas Hartley of Ynys Fechan, Brithdir and his son, John Hartley of Ynysgyffylog, Llangelynnin dating from 1759 to 1797 consists mainly of accounts and farriery recipes. There is also a list of sheep earmarks from the Llidiardau area and a list of the farms in Llanycil parish, along with acreages and other details.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: No apparent system of arrangement. Collection 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 25112 - 25118

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Bob Owen, Croesor Papers and Additional Bob Owen Transcripts are held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, February 2002.

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
Capel Celyn (Wales) | History
Llandecwyn (Wales) | History
Llanfihangel-y-traethau (Wales) | History
Llanycil (Wales) | History
Llidiardau (Gwynedd, Wales) | History
Local history | Wales | Gwynedd
Sheep | Marking | Wales

Personal names
Lewis , Owen , of Arthog

Corporate names

Places
Capel Celyn (Wales)
Llandecwyn (Wales)
Llanfihangel-y-traethau (Wales)
Llanycil (Wales)
Llidiardau (Gwynedd, Wales)

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