Rowland Edmunds Papers

Scope and Content

An account book of Soar Chapel, Talsarnau, 1857-1872, together with book lists belonging to Rowland Edmunds whilst deacon there, 1858-1978.

A farming and droving book ranging in date from 1851-1873. Includes information regarding the family of Rowland Edmunds, along with details of the prices of goods and animals, wages of farm workers and Moel-y-glo valuations.

Also includes a book list belonging to E. M. Edmunds, son of Rowland Edmunds whilst a member of Bezer Chapel in Llanbedr, Merioneth, 1913-1916.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rowland Edmunds of Moel-y-glo, Llandecwyn, Merioneth was a farmer and a husbandman. He was also a deacon at the Wesleyan Chapel, Soar in Talsarnau. He was the husband of Elizabeth Jones, whom he married on 13 June 1851, and the father of E. M. Edmunds of Talartro, Dyffryn Ardudwy.


Arranged chronologically and 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 1012 - 1017

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are the Diaries of Mr E. M. Edmunds and Jane Edmunds, his wife. Consult the Archives Hub for a collection level description.