John Williams Manuscripts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Three documents :

An account book of particulars of building work and renovations in connection with property at Llandygai, Aber Ogwen and Hirael etc. belonging to the Penrhyn estate, 1821-1822.

A transcript made by John Williams of a translation of The history of the Gwydir family by Sir John Wynn. Translation written by William Williams, Llandygai.

An early 18th century book of Welsh poetry - cywyddau. The copier is unknown although several names appear on the first and last pages. Includes works by Tudur Aled, Sion Tudur, Dafydd Nanmor and many others.

Administrative / Biographical History

No biographical information was available regarding John Williams of Penlan, Llandygai at time of compilation of description.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Items presented by Miss Mary Williams, daughter of John Williams.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 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 13510-13512

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

See also Diary of Elen Griffith of Penlan held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

Bibliography

Wynn, John, Sir, The history of the Gwydir family

Family Names