Y Cofiadur Records

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the founding of Y Cofiadur and it's early years, 1921-1925. Includes correspondence, reports, list of members, proof copies and articles.

Administrative / Biographical History

Y Cofiadur is the journal of Cymdeithas Hanes Annibynwyr Cymru (The History Society of the Congregationalists of Wales).

The Society was established in 1921 and the members of it's committee during the first year were, J. E. Lloyd, D. M. Lewis, John Evans, J. Morgan Jones, Rev. H. Elvet Lewis, D. H. Williams, R. Peris Williams and George T. Davies. Along with other members, they recognised the need to collect information in order to write a complete history of the Congregational churches, their establishments and movements.

The first edition of Y Cofiadur was published in March 1923.


Arranged according to record type and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.


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 13846 - 13859

Conditions Governing Use

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


Y Cofiadur