Scope and Content

Miscellaneous papers from the manuscripts of W. J. Roberts (Gwilym Cowlyd), including a bardic letter from a person accused of sleeping during divine service addressed to Evan Evans ('Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'); correspondence - from John Roberts (valuation of Tyddyn Willim, 1871), Evan Evans, Llanasa (old books), W. J. Roberts to Thomas Blackwall (water supply for Llanrwst); poetry and drafts by W. J. Roberts and others - 'Cerdd Folawd i John Blackwall', 'Desgrifgan o'r "Diwrnod Gosod" yn y Chwarelau', 'Colli Paradwys', 'Chwe Phenill i'r Athraw', 'Mae gwlad fy nghyndadau'n rhy fechan i'w phlant', etc.; a note by 'Brysiog Machno' on the death of Rees Hughes, Penmachno; 'englynion' - 'i'r Corn Bwyd', 'Anerchiad i arwest . . . 1880', 'ar gadeiriad Gwilym Cowlyd' ('Elfyn', 1880), 'Dull y Sarph o dwyllo', etc.; a note on the boundaries of 'Cadair Powys'; an address from the Llanrwst Good Templars to Griffith Owen; draft programmes for 'Arwest Farddawl Glan Geirionydd'; printed matter-programmes of a Llanrwst competitive meeting, 1859, Eglwysbach eisteddfod, 1862, Llanbedr competitive meeting, 1871, and of 'Arwest Farddonol Glan Geirionydd', 1885, pamphlets concerning a controversy over the formation of a School Board in Llanrwst, 1871, an invitation to the first 'Arwest Farddonol (Pic Nic)' on the shores of Llyn Geirionydd, 1863, a list of 'The Honourable Primary elders of the Institutional Order of Bards of Gair Ionydd, Wales, Appointed Efficients for Coronation' (?1902), a poem on the marriage of John Ernest Greaves, Ffestiniog, and Miss Rugby, 1875, and an 'In Memoriam' leaflet for the burial of Robert Williams ('Trebor Mai'), 1877.


Title based on contents.

Formerly Hobley Griffith MS 15.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 9165D.

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