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Bangor University
Frances Williams Drawings

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS FWRA

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Frances Williams Drawings

Short Title: Frances Williams Drawings

Creation date(s): c. 1802-1838

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Frances and Kyffin Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Frances Williams (b. 1798) of Treffos, Llansadwrn, Anglesey, née Lloyd, was the daughter of Thomas Lloyd of Glangwna, Caernarfon and Whitehall, Shrewsbury. Frances was interested in painting, drawing and astronomy and she and husband James Williams (1790-1872) raised funds to buy lifeboats and started the Anglesey Lifeboat Association. They are the great grandparents of artist Kyffin Williams (b. 1918) of Llansadwrn, Anglesey.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises a print and drawings by Frances Williams. Print of Temple House, Bisham, Berkshire, the home of Thomas Williams of Llanidan, taken from an edition of The Beauties of England and Wales , post 1802. Endorsed, rough sketch of the Porth yr Aur area of Caernarfon town walls Drawing of Glangwna, Caernarfon by Frances Williams, 1818 Drawing of Treffos, Llansadwrn, Anglesey by Frances Williams, 1838


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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: 33041-33043

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Kyffin Williams


Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Kyffin Williams Papers . A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .


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

Drawing | Wales | Gwynedd | 19th century
Drawing | Wales | Llansadwrn (Anglesey) | 19th century

Personal names
Williams , Frances , b. 1798
Williams , Kyffin , 1918-2006
Williams , Thomas , 1737-1802

Corporate names
Glangwna Estate (Wales)
Temple House estate | (Bisham, England)
Treffos Estate (Wales)


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