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Bangor University
Papers of Owen Hughes, Holyhead

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS OHH

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Owen Hughes, Holyhead

Short Title: Papers of Owen Hughes, Holyhead

Creation date(s): ca. 1780 - 1863

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Owen Hughes of Holyhead

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No biographical information was available regarding Owen Hughes of Holyhead, at time of compilation of description, other than that he died in 1853 and was an ancestor of the scholar, Alfred Owen Hughes Jarman of Bangor.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A manuscript copy, by a Richard Morris of Llanallgo, Anglesey, of the Welsh translation of A relation of the fearful estate of Francis Spira in the year 1548, a work originally published anonymously, but subsequently attributed to Nathaniel Bacon. The Welsh version is entitled, Hanes cywir am gyflwr arswydus Francis Spira : ar ol iddo ef droi yn wrthgiliwr oddiwrth y grefydd brotestanaidd at Babyddiaeth.
Two account books of Owen Hughes including details in particular relating to the leasing of land on Mynydd Twr, Holyhead, to various people from 1845-1851. Includes details of an arrangement to build a Sunday school for Congregationalists, and of family deeds. Also, a book of carols and religious songs to be sung in a vigil.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: No apparent system of arrangement but 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 5059 - 5062

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr A. O. H. Jarman in June 1943.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Bacon, Nathaniel, Relation of the fearful estate of Francis Spira in the year 1548.

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
Carols, Welsh
Catholic Church | Controversial literature | Protestant authors
Leases | Wales | Holyhead

Personal names
Hughes , Owen , d. 1853
Spira , Francesco , d. 1548

Corporate names

Places
Holyhead (Wales)

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