Comprises research notes and press cuttings on well known Welsh people, their lives, homes and burial places etc., compiled by Thomas Roberts. Also includes the authors' correspondence relating to the use and possible publication of this material.
Thomas Roberts' Notes on well known Welsh Individuals
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS HHB
- Dates of Creation1930 - 1931
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Welsh.
- Physical Description2 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas Roberts of New Barnet, Hertfordshire was born on 24 November 1850, the son of John Roberts of Henllan, Denbighshire, north Wales. On leaving school in 1866 he served a five year apprenticeship in Liverpool and afterwards spent all of his working life with the firm of American Bankers, Messrs Brown Stupley & Co. of London. Throughout his life he made many trips around north Wales and London, researching material on the subject of well known Welsh people, their lives, homes and burial places. He retired from his banking position in 1920.
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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: 651 - 652
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