Diaries of William Williams of Trefdraeth

Scope and Content

Comprises two diaries, 1848 - 1851, containing entries relating to prices of commodities, visits to market, wages of servants, establishment of a school at Aberffraw, and railways etc. in Anglesey.

Administrative / Biographical History

The identity of the author of these diaries is not certain but according to their original cataloguer at the University of Wales, Bangor, it was probably William Williams of Trefdraeth, Anglesey, fl. 1848 - 1851, a draper, farmer and general dealer. No further biographical information is available at the time of compilation.


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

Access Information

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, June 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 644 - 645

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 Rentals of William Wynne Sparrow which has William Williams, Draper, Trefdraeth written on the cover of one rental, reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 642. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .

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