Notes relating to the problems involved in selling and distributing books, Eisteddfod adjudications, medical advice, englynion and a series of words and their meanings.
Bardd Nantglyn Manuscript
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS BNM
- Dates of Creation1827-1831
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
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.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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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
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