This collection consists of material relating to ships and shipping which includes account books, bills, valuations, lists of vessels, letters and family papers mainly relating to property in Aberdyfi. Also includes research notes on the local history of Aberdyfi by Elizabeth Roberts.
Richard Roberts, Aberdyfi Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS RROB
- Dates of Creation1839-1931
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Welsh.
- Physical Description46 items
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Richard Roberts of Nantiesin, Aberdyfi, Merionethshire was a joiner and ship's carpenter. His daughter Elizabeth Roberts of Ynys Fechan, Arthog, of the same shire, had a keen interest in local history, as material in this collection shows.
No further biographical information is available at this time.
Material is arranged according to subject, in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .
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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001
Other Finding Aids
Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 7155-7200
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Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.