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Bangor University
Rev. David Elias of Pentraeth Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DEP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rev. David Elias of Pentraeth Papers

Short Title: Rev. David Elias of Pentraeth Papers

Creation date(s): 1817 - 1851

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. David Elias of Pentraeth.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Elias, born in 1790, was the brother of John Elias. He too was a preacher (ordained in 1835), and his sermons have been described as frightening in nature. He is the author of Yr arfaeth dragywyddol , 1847 and Y gwyliau : eu pechadurusrwydd o dan yr Efengyl , 1850. Latterly, he lived in Pentraeth. He died in 1856.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: An autobiography, being a morbid analysis of his experiences as a child up until 1817. Includes references to the hardships faced by his parents and his preaching work.
Also, a notebook of sermons dating from 1833 - 1837 and a notebook consisting of a series of religious experiences dating from 1846 - 1851.

ACCESS AND USE

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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2404 - 2406

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Received by the University of Wales Bangor in 1937.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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
Experience (Religion)
Religious life and customs | 19th century
Sermons, Welsh | 19th century

Personal names
Elias , David , 1790-1856 , of Pentraeth

Corporate names

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