Diaries, dating from 1835 to 1847, full of detailed entries about everyday life on a mountain farm, namely, Clwt Grugoer in Llansannan. Amongst the activities recorded are winnowing, threshing, feeding of animals, selling of butter at various local markets and trips to Denbigh and Chester. From July 1838, the diaries are written in English rather than Welsh. The Sunday entries are also full and include the names of preachers. In addition, there is an account book for 1846 - 1856, and a list, being a summary of farm activities and events from 1856 to 1871.
Diaries and accounts of Robert Roberts, Llansannan
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS RR
- Dates of Creation1835 - 1871
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh, and English.
- Physical Description12 items
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Administrative / Biographical History
No biographical information was available regarding Robert Roberts at time of compilation of description other than that he lived and farmed at Clwt Grugoer in Llansannan, Denbighshire.
Arranged according to record type and then chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2002
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An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4234 - 4245
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