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Bangor University
John Williams Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS JWM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: John Williams Manuscripts

Short Title: John Williams Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1750s-1878 [copies of originals dating from 15th century]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): John Williams

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No biographical information was available regarding John Williams of Penlan, Llandygai at time of compilation of description.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Three documents :
An account book of particulars of building work and renovations in connection with property at Llandygai, Aber Ogwen and Hirael etc. belonging to the Penrhyn estate, 1821-1822.
A transcript made by John Williams of a translation of The history of the Gwydir family by Sir John Wynn. Translation written by William Williams, Llandygai.
An early 18th century book of Welsh poetry - cywyddau. The copier is unknown although several names appear on the first and last pages. Includes works by Tudur Aled, Sion Tudur, Dafydd Nanmor and many others.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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 numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 13510-13512

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items presented by Miss Mary Williams, daughter of John Williams.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also Diary of Elen Griffith of Penlan held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

Publication note: Wynn, John, Sir, The history of the Gwydir family

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 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
Welsh poetry | To 1550

Personal names
Williams , John , of Llandegai
Williams , William , 1738-1817

Corporate names
Penrhyn Estate (Gwynedd, Wales)

Places
Llandegai (Wales)
Penrhyn Castle (Gwynedd, Wales)

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