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Bangor University
Diaries and accounts of Robert Roberts, Llansannan

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Diaries and accounts of Robert Roberts, Llansannan

Short Title: Diaries and accounts of Robert Roberts, Llansannan

Creation date(s): 1835 - 1871

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 12 items

Name of creator(s): Robert Roberts, Llansannan

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No biographical information was available regarding Robert Roberts at time of compilation of description other than that he lived and farmed at Clwt Grugoer in Llansannan, Denbighshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Diaries, dating from 1835 to 1847, full of detailed entries about everyday life on a mountain farm, namely, Clwt Grugoer in Llansannan. Amongst the activities recorded are winnowing, threshing, feeding of animals, selling of butter at various local markets and trips to Denbigh and Chester. From July 1838, the diaries are written in English rather than Welsh. The Sunday entries are also full and include the names of preachers. In addition, there is an account book for 1846 - 1856, and a list, being a summary of farm activities and events from 1856 to 1871.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to record type and then chronologically 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4234 - 4245

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 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
Agriculture | Wales | Anglesey
Farm life | Wales | Anglesey
Llansannan (Wales) | Social life and customs

Personal names
Roberts , Robert , of Llansannan

Corporate names

Places
Llansannan (Wales)

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