Diaries and note books of William Roberts, Hirael

Scope and Content

16 diaries, dating from 1844 - 1890, with very sparse entries. Includes names of Sunday preachers and details of chapel meetings. Also, two note books. One with personal names, ship names and figures which most probably relates to the work of William Roberts as a slate loader. The other contains details of money collections etc. at Eneglaim chapel, Hirael.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Roberts of Roberts Street and James Street, Hirael, Bangor was a slate loader by profession. He was made a deacon at Eneglaim Chapel, Hirael in 1875 and died in August 1882.


Arranged according to record type and then chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mr Daniel Owen, Rhyl.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 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 31354 - 31371

Conditions Governing Use

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