Scope and Content

A scrap-book containing miscellaneous printed material including press cuttings, 1845-1867, mainly from newspapers serving the Brecon, Liverpool, and Manchester areas, relating to, inter alia, addresses, sermons, etc., delivered by the Reverend Henry Griffiths [senior tutor at the Independent Theological College, Brecon, 1842-1853, and subsequently pastor of Independent churches in Liverpool, Bowdon, near Manchester, and New Barnet]; printed copies of addresses by the said Henry Griffiths on The Importance of training teachers for the work of education, and of having a Normal School for that purpose in Wales (Brecon, 1845), and Popular Amusements (Altrincham, 1865); printed copies of the annual reports of the Welsh Educational Committee, 1845-1846, 1846-1847 (incomplete), 1847-1848, and of the Brecon Independent College, 1847-1848; etc. The initials H. G. affixed to a note at the foot of the last page may indicate that the volume was compiled by the Reverend Henry Griffiths himself.

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 12876E.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Archivist's Note

April 2010.

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);

Additional Information


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