Helen Ramage Deposit

Scope and Content

Photograph of a painting of Dr Edward Wynne of Bodewryd (1681-1755)

Programme of the Bible Festival held at Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant in 1985.

Copies of letters in the Plas Gwyn collection held at the National Library of Wales, relating to the building of Plas Gwyn, Anglesey, along with notes and references made by Helen Ramage.

Acknowledgement of sympathy card from the family of Canon John Eric Ramage, 1906-1990.

Administrative / Biographical History

Helen Ramage was a native of Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire. A local historian and a life vice-president of the Anglesey Antiquarian Society, she was educated at the University College of North Wales. A new edition of her book on 18th century Anglesey life, Portraits of an Island was published in 2001. She was married to the rector of Beaumaris, John Eric Ramage, and on his retirement they moved to Menai Bridge, Anglesey. She died in 1992.

Further papers relating to Helen Ramage are held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor, but are as yet, uncatalogued.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Items presented by Mrs Helen Ramage


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, March 2004.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 32487, 33957, 34002, 36539

Conditions Governing Use

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