William Williams, Cefn Du Exercise Book

Scope and Content

An exercise book containing extracts from newspapers, poems, Welsh proverbs and some original effusions by William Williams. Also, notes on the population of Bangor and on clerical nepotism in the diocese. Family notes and pedigrees, drafts of business letters and reminiscences of sermons, especially those of John Elias.

Enclosed also is a manuscript in another hand, 1851-1852.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Williams lived at Cefn Du, Gwalchmai, Anglesey in the early 19th century.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, February 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 85

Conditions Governing Use

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