John Morgan Manuscript

Scope and Content

A volume of poetry and carols and other miscellaneous works written by John Morgan in the 1690's. He is the composer of some of the works, but a few belong to such 17th century poets as Tomos Prys of Plas Iolyn, William Phylip of Ardudwy, Sion Dafydd, William Llyn, Sion Philip, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Hugh Morus, Edward Morus, Thomas Llwyd, Mathew Owen, Morris Richard, Huw Cadwaladr and John Vaughan etc.

Also, there are miscellaneous notes such as a list of the sponsors of Caerwys Eisteddfod 1567, a medical recipe, an epitaph of Archbishop John Williams, Sion Tudur's speech, and essays.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Morgan, born in 1662, attended Jesus College, Oxford in 1693, and was the curate of the parishes of Llanllechid and Abergwyngregyn before becoming vicar of Conwy in 1697. He died in 1701.

He is the author of Eglurhad byrr ar Gatechism yr Eglwys ... o waith y Gwir-barchedig Dad yn Nuw John Williams, Escob Caer-Gei, 1699 and Bloedd-nad ofnadwy, yr udcorn diweddaf neu ail-ddyfodiad Christ i farnu'r byd ..., 1704.


Item incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 421

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

In 1849 the manuscript was owned by Evan Owen of Beaumaris, Anglesey.


Morgan, John, Bloedd-nad ofnadwy, yr udcorn diweddaf neu ail-ddyfodiad Christ i farnu'r byd ..., 1704.

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