Miss Gordon Roberts Gift

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A collection of deeds relating to lands in the parishes of Llangefni, Llanddona and Bodffordd in Anglesey, 1688-1713.

A probate of the will of David Powell of Trefollwyn in the parish Llangefni, Anglesey, 1727-1728 February 23.

A precedent book belonging to Robert Prichard, solicitor of Llwydiarth Esgob, Llannerch-y-medd, Anglesey, 1820-1830. Apart from precedents, the volume also contains several items of literary and historical interest such as :

Welsh poetry by Iolo Goch and Dafydd ap Gwilym etc.

Pedigrees of Anglesey families.

Survey of the manor of Aberffraw, 1608.

Administrative / Biographical History

No biographical information was available regarding the donor of this collection, Miss Gordon Roberts.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Miss Gordon Roberts, Llangefni, Anglesey.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 13826-13829

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

The Llwydiarth Esgob Manuscripts are also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub