Llanllyfni Parish History

Scope and Content

A history of the parish of Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire consisting of 5 volumes in manuscript. 9 pictures, 2 tables and a map are also included.

Administrative / Biographical History

Canon Gwynfryn Richards was the Vicar of Conwy, Caernarfonshire and the author of several books including Yr Hen Fam : ei hanes bore, 1952 and Dathlu canmlwyddiant Eglwys S. Ioan, Talysarn, 1969.

Gwynfryn Richards was the joint winner of a competition in the National Eisteddfod in 1949 in Dolgellau to write a history of any country parish in Wales. He chose to write about the parish of Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire and Bob Owen, Croesor was one of the adjudicators.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10436

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

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