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Bangor University
William Edwards, Tanygrisiau Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WET

Held at: Bangor University

Title: William Edwards, Tanygrisiau Papers

Short Title: William Edwards, Tanygrisiau Papers

Creation date(s): 1879 - 1927

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 42 items

Name of creator(s): William Edwards, Tanygrisiau


Administrative/Biographical history: William Edwards lived at Y Ddôl, Tanygrisiau, Merioneth. His papers reveal that he was a Calvinist Methodist and a Liberal, acting as secretary of the Tanygrisiau region of the Liberal Society. It also appears that he had some connection with the Rhosydd Slate Quarry. No further biographical information was available regarding William Edwards at time of compilation of description.


Scope and content/abstract: Consists of notebooks of notes on sermons held at Bethel Calvinist Methodist Chapel, Tanygrisiau and other chapels in the Ffestiniog area, 1879-1927.
Minutes of the Liberal Society - Tanygrisiau Region, 1898-1908.
Minutes of the Meetings of Governors of the Tanygrisiau Day Schools, along with details of a money collection towards the Education Battle .
Minutes and accounts of the Rhosydd Quarry Workers Assistance Society (Cymdeithas Gynhorthwyol Gweithwyr Chwarel y Rhosydd), 1884-1912. Also, details of money collected towards the Lock-Out at Dinorwic Quarry, 1885.


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System of arrangement: Arranged according to subject 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 3034-3075

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



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

Education | Wales | Tanygrisiau
Liberalism | Wales | Tanygrisiau
Sermons, Welsh | 19th century

Personal names
Edwards , William , of Tanygrisiau

Corporate names
Dinorwic Quarries Company
Rhosydd Slate Quarry

Tanygrisiau (Wales)

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