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Bangor University
Rev. Edward Lloyd (Tegfelyn) Diaries

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TEGF

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rev. Edward Lloyd (Tegfelyn) Diaries

Short Title: Rev. Edward Lloyd (Tegfelyn) Diaries

Creation date(s): 1891 - 1908

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. Edward Lloyd, also known as Tegfelyn


Administrative/Biographical history: Rev. Edward Lloyd was a Methodist minister who lived at Prenteg, Tremadog and later at Gatehouse near Bangor, north Wales.
He was also a poet and an author, known by his bardic name, Tegfelyn. A selection of his poetry was published by Carneddog in 1924 and entitled, Tannau Tegfelyn .
In 1893, he visited the United States, sailing from Liverpool on the Majestic .


Scope and content/abstract: Eleven diaries, dating from 1891 to 1902, which provide an extensive view of the life of Tegfelyn as a Methodist minister at Tremadog and later at Bangor - preaching from place to place and visiting the sick. He makes references to the books he is reading and to the Eisteddfod prizes he wins, along with regular comments on the weather. The 1893 diary records his visit to the United States and the 1902 diary contains a list of preaching engagements, 1903 - 1908.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged 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: A catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 423 - 433

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Mr Eryri Jones of Cambrian House, Bangor in 1929.



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

Diaries | Wales
Voyages and travels | United States | 19th century

Personal names
Lloyd , Edward , 1846-1922 , Tegfelyn

Corporate names


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