William Hopkyn Rees commonplace book,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 22104C.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004266897
      (alternative) (WlAbNL)0000266897
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      Welsh English  Welsh, English.
  • Physical Description
      i, 108 ff. (partly paginated/foliated 1-44 in reverse; many blank leaves) ; 230 x 185 mm. Half-leather and marbled paper, rebacked at NLW.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Commonplace book, 1876-1893, of the Rev. Dr William Hopkyn Rees, a missionary in the North China, LMS, mission field, containing Welsh and English verse; sermon and other notes; quotations and maxims; and personal memoranda.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Rev. Ieuan S. Jones; Swansea; Donation (with NLW MS 22105D); 1985


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 22104C.

Other Finding Aids

The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

Custodial History

Label of the London Missionary Society, stamped 'Welsh Office' and inscribed 'Nodiadau Personol Wm. Hopkin Rees. Derbyniwyd o law teulu'r Parch H. T. Jacob Tach. 1958', pasted on front cover.

Related Material

See also NLW MS 22105D.


The volume was used by the Rev. H. T. Jacob, Fishguard when writing his biography, Hopkyn Rees, China (Llundain, 1925).

Additional Information


Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales