A collection of correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The letters and copy letters between Rev. W.H. Williams and numerous correspondents relate mainly to Rev. W.H. Williams' journey to India and his missionary work there. A few also relate to the activities of the British and Foreign Bible Society. The miscellaneous papers also contain details regarding his missionary work. There are estimates of expenditure of the Lushai Mission and an Indian language examination paper for example. Also, included are such items as minutes of meetings and conferences of the Bible Society, newsletters, sermon notes, and an article on the history of the Pen-y-bryn chapel in Rhiwabon, Denbighshire.
Rev. W.H. Williams Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS WHW
- Dates of Creation1929 - 1965
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh, and English.
- Physical Description147 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Rev. W.H. Williams of Prestatyn, north Wales died in 1971. He spent some years as a missionary in Aijal in Lushai, India. In later years he became the north Wales secretary and then the Wales area secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society.
The collection has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts, arranged according to record type and then chronologically.
Open to all users.
The papers were received through the good offices of Mr David Hughes, bookseller, of Llandudno, north Wales.
Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 2001.
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 27134 - 27280
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.