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Bangor University
Rev. Thomas Rhys Davies Notebook

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TRD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rev. Thomas Rhys Davies Notebook

Short Title: Rev. Thomas Rhys Davies Notebook

Creation date(s): 1806 - 1828

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Rev. Thomas Rhys Davies.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Rhys Davies (1790 - 1859), born in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire was a Baptist minister. In 1811 he visited north Wales and was persuaded by Christmas Evans to stay, where he served the circuit of Llansanffraid Glan Conwy and Rowen in Denbighshire.
He quarrelled with Glanwydden church in 1820, leaving the Baptists to join the Wesleyans, only to return to his old denomination years later.
He married Ann Foulks of Llandrillo-yn-Rhos in 1814 and died in 1859 in Swansea.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A notebook of sermon topics along with the locations where they were preached. There are also many references to his life - notes relating to the weather, a reference to the building of Menai Bridge and an incident in 1815 where he and his wife nearly drowned in a river !

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Item 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 number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 465

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Item received in 1929.

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
Sermons, Welsh | 19th century

Personal names
Davies , Thomas Rhys , 1790-1859

Corporate names

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