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Bangor University
Hirdre-faig Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HIRD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Hirdre-faig Papers

Short Title: Hirdre-faig Papers

Creation date(s): 1761 - 1909

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Priestly family of Hirdre-faig


Administrative/Biographical history: The Priestly name was first associated with Hirdre-faig Penmynydd, Anglesey, north Wales when Samuel Priestly of Leeds came to the area and married Mary Jones of Trefan in 1796. They had two sons, Samuel Owen Priestly of Trefan, d. 1872, and John Priestly of Hirdre-faig, d. 1881. John Priestly married Jane Edwards of Nanhoron. Their children included Francis, d. 1860; O.J, d. 1893; Richard, vicar of Beddgelert; Henry S., rector of Heneglwys, d. 1904; Christopher of Hirdre-faig, d. 1908 and Annabella who married J.G. Wynne Griffith.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises genealogical and historical notes etc. relating to the Priestly family of Hirdre-faig and the parish of Llanffinan. Also includes poetry and letters written by family members and a book of ballads, sonnets, epigrams etc., mainly in English.


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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: 861-864

Language codes: eng wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are Miscellaneous Deeds (Hirdre-faig Papers) , see reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 2054-2057


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

Anglesey (Wales) | Genealogy
Local history materials | Wales | Anglesey

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Llanfihangel Ysceifiog (Wales)

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