Papers of Rev. John Hughes, y Gof Bach.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of sermon note books, a note book which contains an address on temperance, and an account book in the hand of Rev. John Hughes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev. John Hughes, also known as y Gof Bach, was a minister of the Congregationalist churches of Bodedern, Llanfachreth and Llanfair-yn-neubwll, Anglesey in the mid 19th century. He was born in 1816 and as a young child witnessed the beginnings of the Congregationalist cause in the Bodedern area. He lived in Ty Mawr, Llanynghenedl, Anglesey.


The collection has been incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts, arranged according to record type and chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2001.

Other Finding Aids

A sub-fonds / item level catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 20615 - 20639

Conditions Governing Use

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