Elizabeth Grace Roberts Papers

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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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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