David Davies, exciseman Notebook

Scope and Content

Note-book consisting of a mixture of notes on Welsh grammar, a catechism and religious observations. Details also of sermons conducted by Methodist preachers at various locations in Anglesey.

Some notes relate to the work of David Davies as an exciseman with details of summonses, condemnation of seizures and search-warrants.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Davies was an exciseman by profession and in his capacity as an officer employed to collect excise duties and prevent infringement of excise laws he travelled extensively. Whilst at Pentraeth, Anglesey he had a religious experience.

For further biographical information consult Methodistiaeth Mn : o'r dechreuad, hyd y flwyddyn 1887, 1888.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1249

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

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