Bardd Nantglyn Manuscript

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notes relating to the problems involved in selling and distributing books, Eisteddfod adjudications, medical advice, englynion and a series of words and their meanings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Davies, better known as Bardd Nantglyn, was born in Nantglyn, Denbighshire in 1769. He was a poet and a grammarian who worked as an apprentice tailor.

He moved to London in 1800 where he was very active with the Gwyneddigion Society. He also won several Eisteddfod competitions for his long odes. He died in 1835.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 101

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

See also the Papers of Robert Thomas of Abercegin, held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.