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Bangor University
Ehedydd Iâl Account Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS EH

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Ehedydd Iâl Account Book

Short Title: Ehedydd Iâl Account Book

Creation date(s): 1864-1874

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): William Jones, also known as Ehedydd Iâl

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William Jones, also known as Ehedydd Iâl was born in 1815 in Derwen, Denbighshire and died in 1899. His main occupation was farming, although he also spent some time as an inn-keeper. According to The Dictionary of Welsh Biography Down in 1940 , at Tafarn-y-Gath, a farm and public house near Llandegla, William Jones was a farmer and an unwilling inn-keeper until eight years later when the inn was converted into a farmhouse .
Although he never attended school William Jones became a poet and is particularly well-known for his hymns. His poetical works were published in 1898 under the title Blodau Iâl .

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: An account book belonging to Ehedydd Iâl in his capacity as both farmer and inn-keeper of Tafarn-y-Gath in Llandegla, Denbighshire. Mostly consists of information regarding farm life, although there are a few poetical entries.

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 1126

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: For related units held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor consult Letters and essays of Owen Evans, Denbigh and Gwylfa Papers .

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
Bars (Drinking establishments) | Wales | Llandegla
Farm life | Wales | Llandegla

Personal names
Jones , William , 1815-1899

Corporate names
Tafarn-y-Gath (Inn)

Places
Llandegla (Wales)

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