Diaries of Sarah Holbut Dew

Scope and Content

Comprises diaries of Sarah Holbut Dew for years 1874, 1875 and 1879/80. Subject matter includes descriptions of visits to family, excursions to London and Malvern, with references to prayer meetings and preaching festivals.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sarah Holbut Dew lived at Fron in Llangefni, Anglesey, north Wales. It is likely that she was a daughter of Mary Holbut and Llandwrog born actuary, Griffith Davies.


Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Access Information

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Presented to the University of Wales, Bangor in October 1946 by Mrs Humphrey Evans of Dedwyddfa, Bangor.


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, April 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5893-5895

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Griffith Davies Papers . A collection level description is available on the HE Archives Hub .