Robert Pritchard Evans Papers

Scope and Content

An M.A. thesis entitled English Ballads. Their Origin and Literature. A photograph of 2nd Lieutenant Robert Pritchard Evans along with a series of englynion by R. Williams Parry in his memory.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Pritchard Evans, born 1884, of Melin Llecheiddior, Garn Dolbenmaen, Caernarfonshire was a student at the University College of North Wales from 1904 to 1907 and graduated in English in that year. For a period, he taught at the school in Trefor and later served as a 2nd Lieutenant during the Great War. He was killed in France in April 1917.

Robert Pritchard Evans was a close friend of the poet, R. Williams Parry, who wrote a series of englynion in his memory.


Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level typescript catalogues are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 20588, 32685

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


Parry, R. Williams, Cerddi'r Gaeaf, 1952.