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.
Thomas Rowland Roberts (Asaph) Letters
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS ASA
- Dates of Creation1901 March 22 - 1911 October 17
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh, and English.
- Physical Description18 items
Scope and Content
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.
Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2002.
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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
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