Rev. John Jones, Tal-y-sarn Papers

Scope and Content

2 notebooks and a photocopy of a notebook containing drafts of sermons and sermons in the hand of Rev. John Jones, Tal-y-sarn.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Jones, 1796-1857, was a Calvinistic Methodist Minister. He received no formal education but became one of the greatest preachers in Wales following his ordination in 1829. In the early 1850's he bought, along with others, the Dorothea Quarry in Tal-y-sarn.

His brother, David Jones of Treborth, 1805-1868, was also a Methodist Minister.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4162, 15239 and 32830

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