Thomas Rowland Roberts (Asaph) Letters

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters written to Thomas Rowland Roberts from various correspondents, 1901 - 1911, including Trebor Aled; Gabriel Hughes, Rhyl; Rev. John Owen, Cricieth, to name but a few. The subjects vary from the history of notables from Rhyl, to the burial places of various individuals.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in St. Asaph, Flintshire, 1857?, Thomas Rowland Roberts worked in Caernarfon as a clerk in a solicitors office, acting as a translator and short-hand secretary. In 1909 he started his own accountancy business in Colwyn Bay.

He was editor of the Genedl Gymreig for a short while and author of several books, including Barddoniaeth Edmwnd Prys, Archddiacon Meirionydd, (1899) and Eminent Welshmen a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen who have attained distinction from the earliest times to the present, (1908). He died in 1940.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 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 15625 - 15642

Conditions Governing Use

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

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