Rev. William Hughes Letters

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Two letters written by Rev. William Hughes whilst vicar of Llanuwchllyn to A. H. Wood. In them, he refers to the publication of part iii of A history of the church of the Cymry, from the earliest period to the present time.

Administrative / Biographical History

As well as being a member of the clergy, William Hughes was also a prolific writer. Born in Bangor, Gwynedd in 1849, the son of a seaman, he received his education at St. David's College, Lampeter. He went on to become curate of Glasinfryn, Caernarfonshire, and later, in 1880, became vicar of Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth. He died in 1920.

Amongst his published works are, Byr hanes yr Esgob William Morgan : cyfieithydd y Bibl Cyssegr-lan i'r iaith Gymraeg, 1887 and Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles, B.A., Bala, 1909.


Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 33846 - 33847

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Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.