Bridget Olwen Rowlands Papers

Scope and Content

Diploma of election as Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music, 1899.

Certificate of admission to a Fellowship of the Royal College of Organists, 1907.

A greeting from the minister and secretary of Twrgwyn Chapel on the occasion of presenting a watch to Bridget O. Rowlands.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bridget Olwen Rowlands was the daughter of the Rev. Daniel Rowlands, Principal of the Normal College, Bangor. She distinguished herself by being the first Welshwoman to be admitted to a Fellowship in the Royal College of Organists. She was the organist of Twrgwyn Chapel, Bangor for 33 years.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 24799-24801

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