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Bangor University
Papers of Daniel Roberts, Brynadda

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DRBN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Daniel Roberts, Brynadda

Short Title: Papers of Daniel Roberts, Brynadda

Creation date(s): 1836-1874

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 13 items

Name of creator(s): Daniel Roberts, Brynadda


Administrative/Biographical history: Daniel Roberts (1805-1882) of Brynadda, Bangor in north Wales was a member of the Roberts family of Castell, Llanddeiniolen. He was a prominent farmer, Methodist layman and treasurer of the Cyfarfod Misol, Arfon Presbytery. He worked land at Brynadda on the Faenol estate until 1870, when, because of construction work and other changes on the estate, he built a new property at Penrhos which was completed in 1872 and called it Brynadda. He married Anne Jones (died 1869) of Plas Gwanas, Dolgellau and they had seven children, Griffith Jones, Hugh Roberts, Robert Jones, Mary, Ellen, Anne Catherine and John Bryn Roberts (1847-1931) who was county court judge and MP for South Caernarfonshire between 1885-1906.


Scope and content/abstract: Consists of: Diary, 1837 Railway account book, 1838-1840 Account books (3) for 1842-1843, 1847-1850, 1862-1865 Financial papers, Cyfarfod Misol, Arfon Presbytery, 1836-1874 Expense accounts, Padarn railway, 1843 List of valuation, Brynia stable, 1848 Accounts, Daniel Roberts with William Thomas, blacksmith, 1862-1872 Accounts, Daniel Roberts with William Owen, dealer, 1857-1864 Legal particulars, Llanddeiniolen Chapel, c. 1863 Agreement between Daniel Roberts and John Rowlands for letting Neuadd Llanfugail, 1870 Indenture between Daniel Roberts and Messrs. R. Owen and Thomas Jones regarding tenancy of Neuadd Llanfugail, 1870


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: 812-818

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Captain Stanley Davies, Troscanol, Penrhos, September 1931



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 | Wales, North | 19th century

Personal names
Roberts , Daniel , 1805-1882 , of Brynadda (Bangor , Wales)

Corporate names
Brynia Stable
Llanddeiniolen Chapel (Llanddeiniolen, Wales)
Padarn Railway
Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Connexion | Caernarfon Presbytery


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