Collection of Welsh Poems

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Welsh e. 7-9, f. 10
  • Dates of Creation
      17th-18th century
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      Welsh, and English.
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

A collection of 17th- and 18th-century Welsh poems. The collection also includes some Welsh medical receipts, apparently of the the 17th century, with a few additions in English.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The collection was bought from Rev. Arthur J. Richards, of Farlington in Hampshire, in 1901.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 32973-6.