Rev. W. Ceinion Thomas Scrapbook

Scope and Content

Scrapbook belonging to the Rev. W. Ceinion Thomas. Among the contents are newspaper cuttings relating to the Welsh Tithe War, letters or portions of letters from Rev. R. Herber Evans, John Thomas (Pencerdd Gwalia), D. Silvan Evans and N. Cynhafal Jones, and part of a sermon in the autograph of the Rev. John Jones, Tal-y-Sarn.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Thomas was a Congregational minister and a journalist, born at Bangor, Gwynedd in 1856. He attended the Bala Independent College and there he added "Ceinion" to his name. He served as minister at Llanfairfechan, Y Felinheli, Penmynydd, Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Menai Bridge and Beaumaris. He was married twice and had seven sons and a daughter. He died in 1932.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the University of Wales Bangor by the son of Rev. W. Ceinion Thomas, D. R. ap Thomas.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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 13963

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

For further papers relating to W. Ceinion Thomas, consult the Bodiwan Papers and the Gwylfa Papers, also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.