Gwenith Gwyn Sermons

Scope and Content

2 notebooks containing sermons on various topics.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Rhys Jones was born in 1858 in Y Fach-wen, Caernarfonshire. After a period working as an apprentice in a clothes shop, he turned to the ministry and studied at Llangollen and Bangor before being ordained in 1892 as a Baptist Minister. He served as minister at Penrhyn-coch, Cardiganshire, Penrhiw-ceibr, Glamorgan, Llansanffraid Glynceiriog, Denbighshire and finally at Barry, Glamorgan.

He married Ethel Hilda Jones in 1894 and had two daughters. He died in 1937.

For further biographical details, consult Gwenith Gwyn : Cynheilydd Traddodiad ei Dadau by Robin Gwyndaf in Trafodion Cymdeithas Hanes Bedyddwyr Cymru, 1980.


Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 31254 and 35368

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Related Material

The W. R. Jones (Gwenith Gwyn) Papers are held at the National Library of Wales.