An account book of the Llanrwst and District Branch of the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1839-1872. Contains information on collections and sale of Bibles.
Llanrwst and District Bible Society Account Book
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS LLDBS
- Dates of Creation1839-1872
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Many stories helped inspire the formation of the British and Foreign Bible Society in 1804. In Wales, the story of Mary Jones was known by all. She walked 25 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a Welsh Bible from Thomas Charles having saved her money over a period of 6 years.
Today, the British and Foreign Bible Society continues with the work of ensuring that the Bible's message is known, loved and understood.
Item incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, August 2002.
Other Finding Aids
An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1127
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