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Bangor University
Gwynfryn Richards Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS GRD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Gwynfryn Richards Papers

Short Title: Gwynfryn Richards Papers

Creation date(s): 1866-1971

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 27 items

Name of creator(s): Gwynfryn Richards


Administrative/Biographical history: Canon Gwynfryn Richards was the Vicar of Conwy, Caernarfonshire and later became the Dean of Bangor. He is the author of several books including Yr Hen Fam : ei hanes bore, 1952 and Dathlu canmlwyddiant Eglwys S. Ioan, Talysarn, 1969.


Scope and content/abstract: Various papers which relate to: St James's Church, Bangor; tithe rent charge of the parish of Bangor; Bangor Cathedral and Diocese; St Mary's Church, Conwy; Conwy Secondary School; Nation and Prayer Book Commission of the Church in Wales.
Also consists of notes on a lecture by Prof. C.L. Mowat and letters from Prof. Douglas McKie who spent World War II in Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Papers received on various occasions and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users apart from one item which is restricted, General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 28406

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Typescript catalogues are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26579, 26615-26627, 26888-26890, 27393-27400, 28406


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Very Rev. Gwynfryn Richards, Dean of Bangor.


Related material: See also Llanllyfni Parish History . A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub


Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


Personal names
McKie , Douglas , 1896-1967
Mowat , Charles Loch , 1911-
Richards , Gwynfryn

Corporate names
Bangor Cathedral
St James (Church : Bangor, Wales)
St Mary's (Church : Conwy, Wales)

Bangor (Wales)
Conwy (Wales)

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