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Bangor University
Glan Padarn Poetry

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GPP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Glan Padarn Poetry

Short Title: Glan Padarn Poetry

Creation date(s): 1876 - 1887

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 34 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas D. Thomas (Glan Padarn).


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas D. Thomas, also known as Glan Padarn, was born in 1848. He is described by the original cataloguer of his work as a good rural poet and a natural at composing songs and setting them to music. He was a prolific writer of elegies and a collection of his work was published in 1878 called, Odlau Padarn . He died in 1888.


Scope and content/abstract: Songs, poems and elegies of Glan Padarn, several of which appear to have been entered in Eisteddfod competitions.
Also, miscellaneous notebooks containing the numbers of quarrymen who received various publications, Cyfaill yr Aelwyd , Cerddor y Cymry , Y Genhinen , Y Faner , 1884-1885, also notes on Eisteddfodau, their competition topics and prizes and a list of subscribers to Odlau Padarn .


Language/scripts of material:

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 typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 2300 - 2333

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Publication note: Glan Padarn, Odlau Padarn : sef casgliad o ganeuon , 1878


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

Elegies, Welsh | 19th century
Welsh poetry | 19th century

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Glan Padarn , 1848-1888

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