W. Lloyd Davies Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection contains notes, transcripts, maps, correspondence, and indices relating to W. Lloyd Davies' research and published articles. It includes research material relating to his article on enclosure of land at Henllan, Denbighshire, The Henllan Enclosure Award, published in 1938. Also includes material relating to Inclosure Acts, enclosures in Wales and specifically in the Lordship of Chirk in Denbighshire and the parishes of Llangollen and Llansanffraid Glynceiriog, in 1839 mainly.

Also contains research material for his article Notes on Hugh Williams and the Rebecca Riots, which includes notebooks containing transcripts of Home Office papers, made by W. Lloyd Davies for this article published in 1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

W. Lloyd Davies, B.A., O.B.E., of Harrow, Middlesex and later Bournemouth, Dorset, was a weekly contributor to Dinesydd Cymreig, a north Wales Labour Party newspaper, published at Caernarfon, from 1912 until 1929. He was also a contributor of articles on Welsh history to the Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies. His contributions to this journal include The Henllan Enclosure Award, which appeared in Volume IX, part II, November 1938 and Notes on Hugh Williams and the Rebecca Riots which was published in Volume XI, parts III and IV, in November 1944.

Arrangement

Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Note

Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed lists are available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 2530, 5674, 5936-5941, 7358-7361.

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 Dinesydd Papers . An item level description is available, reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1219. Item number: 1219 (52) is a letter from W. Lloyd Davies in 1929, to Percy Owen Jones, editor of Dinesydd Cymreig, discussing circulation and other matters relating to this north Wales Labour Party newspaper which ceased publication that year.

Bibliography

W. Lloyd Davies, The Henllan Enclosure Award, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, Volume IX, part II, November 1938, pp 247-271.

W. Lloyd Davies Notes on Hugh Williams and the Rebecca Riots, , Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, Volume XI, parts III and IV, November 1944, pp 160-167.

Dinesydd Cymreig, Caernarfon, (1912-1929).

Additional Information

The collection contains material transcribed by W. Lloyd Davies from original Home Office documents which were held at the Public Record Office.