Henry Roberts' Proverbs

Scope and Content

Lists of Welsh proverbs and triads (an arrangement of subjects or statements in groups of three). Also, an index to the scriptures and a note book of miscellaneous information on such subjects as poets, druids and the bible.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Roberts served as a policeman from November 1861 until June 1892 and became Police Superintendent of the county of Caernarfon. He then worked in the weights and measures section of the county council for three years. He lived in Ty Llwyd, Pentraeth, Anglesey and died on 27 March 1913 at the age of 82.


Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 17619 - 17659

Conditions Governing Use

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

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