Papurau John Davies, 'Y Bardd Glas', Llanuwchllyn

Scope and Content

Papers of John Davies, 1855-1917, including account books of John Davies and others, 1855-1915; a diary, 1879-1893; cuttings of articles and poetry, 1880-1893; manuscript poetry, 1877-1917; and notes on poetry, the Bible and biographical notes on John Davies, [19th century]-[20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

John Davies ('Y Bardd Glas', fl. 1879-1917) of Llanuwchllyn, Merionethshire, was a poet and cobbler.


Arranged into the following: account books; newspaper cuttings; poetry; and notes.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/370), catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The papers passed to Miss Megan Davies of Llanuwchllyn.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names