A lecture on the subject of general knowledge.
Lecture by John William Thomas, Arfonwyson
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS JWT
- Dates of Creation1836
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh.
- Physical Description1 item
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Administrative / Biographical History
John William Thomas, mathematician, was born in 1805 in Pentir, Caernarfonshire. He is the author of Elfenau Rhifyddiaeth and Trysorfa yr Athrawon and was a contributor to Seren Gomer and other journals.
He taught at schools in Tregarth, Ffestiniog and Bangor before moving to London in 1834 where he found work at the Greenwich Observatory. He died in 1840 of tuberculosis.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, December 2003.
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A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 11589
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