Gwynfryn Richards Papers

Scope and Content

Various papers which relate to :

  • St James's Church, Bangor
  • Tithe rent charge of the parish of Bangor
  • Bangor Cathedral and Diocese
  • St Mary's Church, Conwy
  • Conwy Secondary School
  • Nation and Prayer Book Commission of the Church in Wales

Also consists of notes on a lecture by Prof. C.L. Mowat and letters from Prof. Douglas McKie who spent World War II in Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Canon Gwynfryn Richards was the Vicar of Conwy, Caernarfonshire and later became the Dean of Bangor. He is the author of several books including Yr Hen Fam : ei hanes bore, 1952 and Dathlu canmlwyddiant Eglwys S. Ioan, Talysarn, 1969.


Papers received on various occasions and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users apart from one item which is restricted, General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 28406

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Very Rev. Gwynfryn Richards, Dean of Bangor.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogues are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26579, 26615-26627, 26888-26890, 27393-27400, 28406

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

See also Llanllyfni Parish History. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub