Log book of the barque Oswingo,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 16641B.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004433729
  • Dates of Creation
      1875-1879 /
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English, Welsh.
  • Physical Description
      101 ff. (ff. 65 verso-81, 84-91 blank; ff. 99 verso-101 inverted text) ;205 x 165 mm.Pocket notebook, cloth covers.Bindings worn; leaves torn out after ff. 55, 56, 63, 65, 69, 72, 73, 74, 82, 83, 85, 86, 88, 91 and 93.Bindings worn; leaves torn out after ff. 55, 56, 63, 65, 69, 72, 73, 74, 82, 83, 85, 86, 88, 91 and 93
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

A volume, 1875-1879, belonging to Thomas Hughes, Holyhead, containing a log of the barque 'Oswingo' (commanded by Captain A. Waycott), recording a voyage from Manilla to New York, September-November 1876 (ff. 1-33), and from New York towards Glasgow, December 1876 (ff. 37 verso-44).
The volume also contains scriptural catechisms in Welsh (ff. 46 verso-50 verso, 52 verso, 53 verso-58), shorthand exercises (ff. 59-65, 100 verso), notes on navigation (ff. 94 verso-98 verso) and miscellaneous prose and poetry in Welsh (ff. 81 verso, 82 verso, 83 verso, 91 verso-93 verso, 99 verso-100, 101).

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Acquisition Information

T. W. Hughes; Tregynon; Donation; July 1957


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 16641B.

Alternative Form Available


Archivist's Note

November 2006 and July 2013.

Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones;

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Custodial History

'Thomas Hughes of Holyhead. September 9th 1875' on f. 1; 'Thomas Hughes / 4 Lands End / Holyhead' on f. 101 verso; 'Caergybi Rhagfyr 1st 1879 T. Hu[ghe]s' (f. 92).

Additional Information


Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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