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Bangor University
T. J. Owen Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TJO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: T. J. Owen Papers

Short Title: T. J. Owen Papers

Creation date(s): 1790-1967

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 69 items

Name of creator(s): T. J. Owen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: T. J. Owen, of Pen y Bryn, Aber, Caernarfonshire was for many years a prominent landowner in the area. He was most interested in the history of the parish and was an active local historian. His residence Pen y Bryn was once the property of the Thomas family of Coed Helen, Caernarfon, built in 1600 by Sir William Thomas.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: Drafts and notes for articles and lectures by T.J. Owen, on the history of the manor and parish of Aber, Caernarfonshire. Photocopies and transcript copies of original documents, 14th -19th century, and maps and photographs relating to Aber. Also contains correspondence between T. J. Owen and archivists at the County Record Office, Caernarfon, the PRO, the librarian of Hatfield House, and county council officials. Mainly relates to Aber manor history and parish affairs. Material relating to the life and work of Hugh Davies (1739-1821), botanist and parson. Research material relating to the Thomas family of Pen y Bryn, Caernarfonshire. Notes on charities in the parish of Aber. List of rectors of the parish of Aber, 1284-1888. Photograph album, biographical material on the Palgrave Simpson family, Norfolk, ancestors of Mrs. T. J. Owen. Includes Palgrave Family Memorials , edited by Charles John Palmer & Stephen Tucker, produced for private distribution, Norwich (1878).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on different occasions, arranged according to type 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: 21263-21328, 25407-25409

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor is a lease, dated 1789 relating to Pen y Bryn. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 22993

Publication note: T.J. Owen The Records of the parish of Aber , in the Transactions of the Caernarvonshire Historical Society , vol. xiv (1953). Charles John Palmer, & Stephen Tucker (eds.) Palgrave Family Memorials , produced for private distribution, Norwich (1878).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, 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
Abergwyngregyn (Wales) | History
Charities | Wales | Abergwyngregyn
Clergy | Wales | Abergwyngregyn

Personal names
Davies , Hugh , 1739?-1821
Owen , Thomas J. , of Abergwyngregyn

Corporate names

Places
Abergwyngregyn (Wales)

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