Rev. O. Madoc Roberts Papers

Scope and Content

The papers consist mostly of sermons / sermon notes as well as miscellaneous items such as newspapers articles from the Liverpool Daily Post and a copy of Seren Tan Gwmwl by John Jones.

Administrative / Biographical History

O. Madoc Roberts, born 1867, of Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire, studied at Didsbury College, Manchester to become a minister. He then served at Abergele Circuit in Denbighshire, Rhiwlas and finally Penisa'r-waun in Caernarfonshire before completing his probationary period. In 1917 he was made Book Steward of the Methodist Bookroom in Bangor, living at Garth Road, Bangor.

He was a regular contributor to Yr Eurgrawn and other periodicals and also the author of several publications including, Pobol Capel Nant-y-Gro and Bywyd Iesu Grist yn Ieuainc.

He married Miss Watkin Williams and they had three children. He died in October 1948 at the age of 81.


Papers incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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 8434 - 8436, 37559 - 37583

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