Papurau Peryddon

Scope and Content

Papers of Peryddon, 1799-1970, comprising original manuscripts, 1918-1947, including novels and short stories, 1938-1947, and notebooks relating to his army service, [1918]; cuttings from Y Rhedegydd, [20th century]; drawing book of I. D. Lloyd, [20th century]; magazines, programmes, pamphlets and other ephemera relating to the history and culture of Bala and Penllyn, 1838-1969, and the rest of Merionethshire, 1898-1962; and miscellaneous printed material, 1799-1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

J. H. (John Humphrey) Lloyd ('Peryddon', b. 1884) was a native of Bala, Merionethshire. During the First World War he served as a Private with the British Salonika Forces in Greece. He wrote short stories and novels (unpublished), and also collected materials relating to the history and culture of Bala.


Arranged into the following: Peryddon notes and manuscripts; Bala and Penllyn ephemera; Merionethshire ephemera; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/1480), catalogue. J. Humphrey Lloyd is not the same as David Lloyd Davies, ('Dewi Glan Peryddon') d. 1881, poet, also of Bala.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of Mr I. D. Lloyd, who added further items.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Photographs, newspapers, etchings and printed books are also in Meirionnydd Archives. Papers deposited by J. H. Lloyd are Meirionnydd Archives, Z/M/288.