Caledfryn Cuttings

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Cuttings taken from the Protestant, 1840, containing a letter from Griffith Jones, Llanberis, attacking Caledfryn's attempt to discipline the Llanberis Congregational Church.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Williams was a Congregational minister, a poet and an adjudicator. He won the chair at the Beaumaris Eisteddfod in 1832 for his ode on the subject of the shipwreck of the Rothsay Castle. He was born in 1801 and died in 1869.

For further biographical details consult his autobiography Cofiant Caledfryn, 1877.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the University of Wales Bangor by Rev. R.G. Owen of Bangor.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 14147

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Consult also General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 14147 at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

Bibliography

Hughes, Gwilym Rees, Bywyd Caledfryn a'i weithgarwch fel gwr cyhoeddus, M.A. Thesis, 1958