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Bangor University
Rev. Richard Rhys Hughes Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RRH

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rev. Richard Rhys Hughes Papers

Short Title: Rev. Richard Rhys Hughes Papers

Creation date(s): ca. 1900 - 1937

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. Richard Rhys Hughes

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Rev. Richard Rhys Hughes retired from the living of Glanogwen Church, Bethesda in May 1947. His papers testify that he spent a lifetime researching and compiling his work on the bishops and clergy of the diocese of Bangor. It is stated in the catalogue description that in order to collect data concerning Zachary Pearce, Bishop of Bangor, 1748-1756, Richard Rhys Hughes went as far afield as Bromley in Kent in order to copy Pearce's epitaph in the parish church.
No further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: An extensive manuscript work entitled Biographical Epitomes of the Bishops and Clergy of the Diocese of Bangor from the Reformation to the Reconstitution consisting of invaluable biographical information regarding the bishops and clergy of Bangor diocese.
Also, a scrap book of cuttings taken from Llan a'r Dywysogaeth of articles by Rev. R. Rhys Hughes, 1936-1937, relating to the following individuals : Sir Thomas ap William, Dr John Davies of Mallwyd, Dr Griffith Williams, John Gwynedd, Goronwy Owen, Ieuan Brydydd Hir and David Rowland, missionary.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The Biographical Epitomes of the Bishops and Clergy of the Diocese of Bangor from the Reformation to the Reconstitution are arranged in alphabetical order. The papers have been 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 typescript catalogues are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2425, 6449-6458

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 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
Bishops | Wales | Bangor | Biography
Clergy | Wales | Bangor | Biography

Personal names
Hughes , Richard Rhys , 1873-1952

Corporate names

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