Essay : a history of the characters involved in the Congregational cause at Llandegai

Scope and Content

An essay presented to W.J. Parry at the Bethlehem Literary Meeting. It is a history of the characters who were at the forefront of the Caegwigyn and Bethlehem Congregational causes in Llandegai, Gwynedd.

Caegwigyn Chapel was the first Congregational Chapel in the parishes of Bangor, Llandegai and Llanllechid.

Amongst the individuals mentioned in the essay are : William Hughes, Daniel Evans, Dr Arthur Jones, D. Roberts, Llewelyn Samuel, E. Stephen, T. Dennis Jones, R. Roberts, William Evans, Pentrefelin, William Edmund, Henry Edwards, Thomas Cragg,William Jones, Brynderwas, John Huxley, Owen Williams, Dolhelig, Griffith Williams, Bryn, Griffith Parry, Dolhelig, Mathias Williams, John Williams, Post, Pierce Humphreys, George Buckland, Edward Hughes, Dolhelig, Richard Hughes, Trefelin, Catherine Evans, Pentrefelin, Kitty Roberts, Tylawr, Kitty Huxley, Margaret Thomas, Dolhelig and Ellen Roberts, Ty Capel.

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of this essay is unknown. The bardic name used by him in the Bethlehem Literary Meeting competition was Caradog.


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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2003.

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A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 17660

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