The History of the Parishes of Whiteford and Holywell,

Scope and Content

An imperfect copy of Thomas Pennant: The History of the Parishes of Whiteford and Holywell (1796), containing only the section dealing with the parish of Whiteford (pp. i-vi, 1-172). The title-page is wanting, as also are the 'vignette' on p. I, and plates I-V, VII, XII-XIV, and XVII. Copies of the engraving on the title-page, and of plates VI, VIII-XI, and XV-XVI, without captions (possibly pre-lettering proofs), have been inserted. The volume contains marginal and inset annotations and corrections, in the hand of Thomas and David Pennant, and some six and a half pages of botanical notes at the end, in the hand of Thomas Pennant.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Pennant[-Feilding] 9.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 12714C.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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