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Bangor University
Fortune Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS FB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Fortune Book

Short Title: Fortune Book

Creation date(s): c. 1685-1901

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Jones and an unknown person

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In his article in The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies , Vol. III, p.p. 90-119, Ifor Williams states that the manuscript was copied by an Anglesey or Caernarfonshire man who claimed to follow Iorwerth Fynglwyd and William John Mredith. He also suggests that there might be a connection with Morgan Llwyd.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: 3 fortune / astrology books copied into one manuscript by an unknown copier, late 17th century. Also, a transcript by Thomas Jones, made in 1901.

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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4-5

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: Williams, Ifor, The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies , Vol. III, p.p. 90-119

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Astrology | Wales

Personal names
Jones , Thomas , [alive 1901] , transcriber of astrology books
Llwyd , Morgan , 1619-1659

Corporate names

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