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Bangor University
Rowland Edmunds Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS REP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Rowland Edmunds Papers

Short Title: Rowland Edmunds Papers

Creation date(s): 1851-1916

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Rowland Edmunds of Llandecwyn.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Rowland Edmunds of Moel-y-glo, Llandecwyn, Merioneth was a farmer and a husbandman. He was also a deacon at the Wesleyan Chapel, Soar in Talsarnau. He was the husband of Elizabeth Jones, whom he married on 13 June 1851, and the father of E. M. Edmunds of Talartro, Dyffryn Ardudwy.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: An account book of Soar Chapel, Talsarnau, 1857-1872, together with book lists belonging to Rowland Edmunds whilst deacon there, 1858-1878.
A farming and droving book ranging in date from 1851-1873. Includes information regarding the family of Rowland Edmunds, along with details of the prices of goods and animals, wages of farm workers and Moel-y-glo valuations.
Also includes a book list belonging to E. M. Edmunds, son of Rowland Edmunds whilst a member of Bezer Chapel in Llanbedr, Merioneth, 1913-1916.

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 1012 - 1017

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are the Diaries of Mr E. M. Edmunds and Jane Edmunds, his wife . Consult the Archives Hub for a collection level description.

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
Farm life | Wales | 19th century

Personal names
Edmunds , E. M. (Edmund M.) , b. 1856 or 7
Edmunds , Rowland , b. 1826 or 7

Corporate names
Bezer (Church : Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales)
Moel-y-glo (Church: Llandecwyn, Wales)
Soar (Church : Talsarnau, Wales)

Places

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