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Bangor University
Robert William Jones Notebooks

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RWJN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Robert William Jones Notebooks

Short Title: Robert William Jones Notebooks

Creation date(s): 1890s

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Robert William Jones.


Administrative/Biographical history: Robert William Jones, also known as Treforian, of Trefor, Gwynedd was a supporter of the temperance cause, a collector of taxes, a poet and an essayist. No further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description, although it is believed that he died around the end of the 19th century.


Scope and content/abstract: 4 notebooks consisting of essays on various religious subjects including two famous Welshwomen, Ann Griffiths and Gwerfyl Fychan. Also, and essay on the antiquities and traditions of Llanaelhaearn parish, Caernarfonshire and on the characters of Gosen (C.M.) Church in Trefor. It is unclear, due the variety of handwriting, whether Robert William Jones is the sole creator of the material.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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 526-529

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Notebooks presented by Cybi of Llangybi, Eifionydd in 1930.



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Llanaelhaearn (Wales) | Social life and customs
Trefor (Gwynedd, Wales) | Religious life and customs
Welsh essays | 19th century

Personal names
Jones , Robert William , Treforian

Corporate names
Gosen (Church : Trefor, Gwynedd, Wales)

Llanaelhaearn (Wales)
Trefor (Gwynedd, Wales)

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