Frances Williams Drawings

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises a print and drawings by Frances Williams. 

  • Print of Temple House, Bisham, Berkshire, the home of Thomas Williams of Llanidan, taken from an edition of The Beauties of England and Wales, post 1802. Endorsed, rough sketch of the Porth yr Aur area of Caernarfon town walls
  • Drawing of Glangwna, Caernarfon by Frances Williams, 1818
  • Drawing of Treffos, Llansadwrn, Anglesey by Frances Williams, 1838

Administrative / Biographical History

Frances Williams (b. 1798) of Treffos, Llansadwrn, Anglesey, ne Lloyd, was the daughter of Thomas Lloyd of Glangwna, Caernarfon and Whitehall, Shrewsbury. Frances was interested in painting, drawing and astronomy and she and husband James Williams (1790-1872) raised funds to buy lifeboats and started the Anglesey Lifeboat Association. They are the great grandparents of artist Kyffin Williams (b. 1918) of Llansadwrn, Anglesey.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Donated by Kyffin Williams

Note

Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 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: 33041-33043

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 Kyffin Williams Papers. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub .