Diaries of Mr E. M. Edmunds and Jane Edmunds, his wife

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The diaries date from 1873 - 1929 and in most cases there are two diaries for every year, one written by Mr Edmunds, the other by Jane Edmunds. Those belonging to Jane include details of daily farm tasks and duties with references to the weather, fairs and meetings, and in particular Wesleyan chapel meetings and services.

The farm diaries include weather notes, information regarding ordinary expenses, details regarding prices and wages and notes of Wesleyan chapel services.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jane Edmunds of Talwrn Bach, Talsarnau, Merionethshire, later of Talartro, Dyffryn Ardudwy, Merionethshire, was the wife of E. M. Edmunds and daughter in law of Rowland Edmunds of Moel-y-glo.

E. M. Edmunds seems to have farmed at Talwrn Bach, aforementioned, and Pentre Mawr in the same area.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description prepared by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 2001

Other Finding Aids

An item level catalogue is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1029 - 1051, 2548 - 2615

Conditions Governing Use

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

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