A collection of poetry described as the works of the main poets of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and Merioneth, written in the hand of Robert R. Roberts. The volume consists of englynion, cywyddau and other poems composed by various poets including Eben Fardd, Alafon, Mynyddog, Deiniolfryn, Trebor Mai, R. Mon Williams, Dewi Gwallter, Gwilym Alltwen, Owain Arfon, Ioan Eryri, Gwelltyn Gwynfa, Alarch Glan Dyfi, Dewi Glan Dulas, Trebor Aled, Gutyn Arfon, Ioan Deudraeth, Rhys Goch Eryri, Llew Llwyfo and others.
Efydd Arfon Collection of Poetry
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS EA
- Dates of CreationLate 19th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
No biographical information was available regarding creator of collection, Robert R. Roberts, at time of compilation of description. It is probable that his bardic name was Efydd Arfon.
The poems were composed by numerous Welsh poets, living in the 19th to early 20th century.
Item incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
Open to all users.
Presented by Mrs Gwyneth Jones of Bontnewydd, Caernarfonshire.
Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.
Other Finding Aids
A detailed, item level, typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 37968
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.