Diaries of Reverend David Hughes, Caernarfon

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the diaries of Reverend David Hughes, from 1884 to 1920 (with a few gaps) including accounts of his university life at Edinburgh and as minister at Caernarfon, recording details of home life, church meetings and incidental references to happenings in the town etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Reverend David Hughes, M.A. was pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Castle Square, Caernarfon in the county of Caernarfonshire (now known as Gwynedd). He was a native of the Llanberis district; a graduate of Edinburgh University and was for some years minister at Rhiwlas and Pentir, Caernarfonshire till he moved to Castle Square in 1892.


Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 5067-5092

Conditions Governing Use

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