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Bangor University
Guilsford Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GUIL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Guilsford Papers

Short Title: Guilsford Papers

Creation date(s): 1734-1904

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 144 items

Name of creator(s): Reverend David Pryce


Administrative/Biographical history: Reverend David Pryce (1856-1933) of Trawscoed House, Guilsfield, Montgomeryshire was born in Guilsfield. He attended Joseph Owen's school at Machynlleth and was later a student at Bala theological college. He became a Methodist preacher and worked in the Montgomeryshire and Shropshire Presbytery for 56 years and also farmed land at several Montgomeryshire properties. He had a great interest in the history of Methodism around the Montgomeryshire-Shropshire border area and wrote an account of its development.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises a miscellaneous collection of documents including personal diaries, histories, minutes of meetings and other records relating to prominent local Methodists and Methodist organisations including the Montgomery and Shropshire English Presbytery, and political material relating to Montgomeryshire Liberalism. Also includes a vestry book for Cyfronnydd township in the parish of Welshpool, 1822-1871, farm and shop books from Lower Montgomeryshire and a surveyor's book for Burgedin township, Guilsfield, 1863-1864, 1866-1867.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1411-1438, 1489-1491

Language codes: eng wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Acquired from Mrs Price, widow of Reverend David Pryce in July 1934.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

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

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

Methodists | England | Shropshire
Methodists | Wales | Powys

Personal names
Pryce , David , 1856-1933

Corporate names
Liberal Party (Great Britain)


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