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Bangor University
Scrap-book relating to Ystumllyn Estate

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS YST

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Scrap-book relating to Ystumllyn Estate

Short Title: Scrap-book relating to Ystumllyn Estate

Creation date(s): c. 1730 - c. 1840

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Humphrey Jones and Robert Roberts.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Ystumllyn Estate in Cricieth, north Wales was once owned by the Wynn family. The property then fell into the hands of Humphrey Jones, a Machynlleth solicitor, before being sold in 1837 to Rowland Jones of Broom Hall.
Robert Roberts was a tenant at Ystumllyn for Broom Hall. Evidently, he was a farmer of some importance and standing in the community. He was also a literary man who took an interest in Welsh poetry in particular.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A scrap-book, being partly a legal precedents book composed by Humphrey Jones, and partly a notebook in the hand of Robert Roberts, which contains details regarding farm life e.g. details of medicine for livestock, weighing rules. Also drafts of speeches, poetry and even a rough love letter, c. 1730 - c. 1840.

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 1217

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr G. H. Williams, Y Wendon, Cricieth, 1933.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 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
Jones , Humphrey , solicitor
Roberts , Robert , Farmer at Ystumllyn

Corporate names
Ystumllyn estate (Wales)

Places

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