Llythyrau Michael R. Hughes

Scope and Content

Letters, 1925-1929, from Michael R. Hughes to William R. Williams, containing reminiscences of life in Caernarfonshire and news from Seattle, Washington.

Administrative / Biographical History

Michael R. Hughes was born in Ty Hwnt i'r Mynydd, Clynnog, Caernarfonshire. He was educated at Ynys yr Arch school, Bwlch Derwin, and was a member of Brynengan chapel. He was apprenticed as a carpenter in Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire. By 1925, he had emigrated to Seattle, Washington. He won first prize at the Liverpool National Eisteddfod in 1929 for his story on the subject of 'Life in the United States or Canada'. While in Seattle he corresponded with his second cousin, William R. Williams of Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire.


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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Llythyrau Michael R. Hughes (Letters of Michael R. Hughes), catalogue.

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