Elizabeth Grace Roberts Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content


  • Correspondence relating to the Hughes family of Ty Mawr, Holyhead (1842-1899). Letters are headed: Holyhead; Brooklyn, New York; Ruthven and Aurelia, Iowa; etc. Also includes a copy of the marriage certificate of Hugh Hughes of Holyhead and Mary Williams of Llanfihangel-yn-Nhywyn, 1854; copy of Richard Hughes' USA naturalisation, 1842; etc
  • Pedigree, compiled by Elizabeth Grace Roberts, of her grandmother Grace Ballyn, ne Hughes, 1974
  • In Search of Anglesey Ancestry, by Elizabeth Grace Roberts, 1974
  • Mr. Ballyn and the Bunns of St. Albans, by Elizabeth Grace Roberts and related correspondence, 1980-1881

Administrative / Biographical History

Elizabeth Grace Roberts, ne Ballyn of Liverpool, genealogist and author of In Search of Anglesey Ancestry (1974) and Mr. Ballyn and the Bunns of St. Albans (1980). She compiled a pedigree of the family of Grace Ballyn, ne Hughes, (1852-1916) her grandmother, tracing decent from Morris Jones (born c. 1670) of Llanddyfnan, Anglesey, a miller and tenant of John Owen of Penrhos. Among his descendants was Hugh Hughes (1789-1869) of Ty Mawr, Holyhead.

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Acquisition Information

Elizabeth Grace Roberts


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 25134, 25771-25772, 31755-31756

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