Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony

Scope and Content

Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony, 1866 September 23, which consists of questions and answers concerning the supply of stores to the colony; the questions being put (according to an accompanying letter) by Frederick Moore, founder of the house of Moore and Tudor, merchants of Buenos Aires, and the answers being those of Lewis Jones, one of the pioneers of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1865 a Welsh colony was established in Patagonia, Argentina. Lewis Jones (1836-1904) was one of the pioneers of the expedition, who surveyed Patagonia in 1862. For further details consult Y Wladfa by R. Bryn Williams.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, December 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 11606

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

Additional Information

The original document is in the possession of the St David's Society in Buenos Aires, Argentina.