Margaret Williams's Commonplace-books

Scope and Content

A book containing 3 essays : A Paper of Welsh Folklore, Plant and flower-lore and Why women's suffrage would be a national danger and 7 pages on Welsh home-made remedies.

Book of miscellaneous items e.g. history of Henllys Family, poems by Rev. Thomas Owen, Aberffraw, the churches and monasteries of Anglesey etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Williams of Rhos Ddu, Ffordd Groes, Gaerwen was a companion to the daughter of John Edwards Griffith, author of Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire families, 1914.

Commonplace-books were books in which passages, important for reference, were collected.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Items purchased from Miss Margaret Williams.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26003-26004

Conditions Governing Use

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