Poetry, &c.,

Scope and Content

A collection of poetry and prose, and some miscellaneous documents, partly in the hand of John Jones ('Tegid'), vicar of Nevern, Pembrokeshire. Among them are elegies on the death of David Griffiths, vicar of Nevern; 'Pennillion a gyfansoddwyd i Mr. James Evans, o'r Cilau, ger Abergwaen, swydd Penfro, y dydd y canodd yn iach a Choleg Dewi Sant, Llanbedr Pont Stephan' by 'Tegid', 1844; an 'englyn' by 'Tegid' to Mary Evans, Ciliau-wen; 'Marwnad Morwr sef; mab Dafydd Salmon, o'r Llysdin, Nanhyfer'; verses written by 'Mr. Harries Landisilo' for B[ridget] Evans [Cilau-wen]; 'A Specimen of Welsh Preaching'; 'Prince Eugene's Prayer, which all the Officers of the Duke of Marlborough's Army knew by Heart or Memory'; press cuttings containing elegies on the death of Lieut.-General Sir Thomas Picton, etc.; Can, am hanes pechod, yr hwn yw colyn angau by Dafydd (David) William, Llandeilo-fach, Glamorgan; an account of monies paid to masons at Cilau-wen, 1840-1843; etc.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Cilau-wen 24.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11532C.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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