Achau,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 13073B.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004982753
  • Dates of Creation
      [1601x1826].
  • Language of Material
      Welsh, English.
  • Physical Description
      55 ff., many fragmentary. Repaired and rebound in half vellum. Bound in at the end is a ? previous, brown-paper cover.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

An imperfect, ? early seventeenth century manuscript with, bound in at the end, a ? previous, brown-paper cover inscribed in a later hand 'Llyfr Achau Llangannau 1740'. The contents consist largely of miscellaneous genealogical data much of which relates to Glamorgan and South Wales. Ff. 51-2 contain a transcript, in a later seventeenth century hand, of a Welsh strict-metre poem not attributed to any poet. There are some marginal annotations possibly in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg').

Note

Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Llanover B. 13.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 13073B.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Custodial History

The names of William Powell, Mary Jenkin, and Davydd William 'of St. Brides' appear on various pages.

Additional Information

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