- 1834-1904 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
114 ff. with insertions (paginated i-xxvi, 1-202) ; 260 x 210 mm.
Half leather over boards with blind tooling; 'Newspaper Cuttings' (gold on front cover), '2' (ink on front cover).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr H. W. Badley; Chester; Purchase (with NLW MS 11982D); September 1938
Content and structure area
Scope and content
One of two albums of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century (see also NLW MS 11982D), containing press cuttings, printed matter, and some manuscript material compiled probably by a member of the family of Ffoulkes of Eriviatt, Henllan, Denbighshire.
The press cuttings include obituaries of Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley, canon of Hereford Cathedral, 1889, Edmund Salusbury Ffoulkes, vicar of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, 1894, and Canon Howell Evans, vicar of Rhyl, 1892; accounts of the Ober-ammergau Passion Play, 1870, 1880, 1890; and articles on The Welsh Land Commission, , Welsh Disestablishment, 1893, 'Discovery of Celtic Antiquities in Derbyshire', 1901, and 'New Church Chancel at Buckley', 1901. Among the printed items are hymns to be sung at the funeral of Henry Wynne Ffoulkes, Odd Rode, 1904, a memoir of Charles Butler Clough, M.A., dean and chancellor of St. Asaph, 1860, order of service at the opening of a new organ at Whittington, , the charge of cruelty to a horse against Miss Frances Power Cobbe and her coachman David Evans heard at Barmouth Petty Sessions, 1902, verses to Peirce Wynne Yorke in honour of his attaining his majority, 1847, and a Form of Intercession with Almighty God on behalf of Her Majesty's Naval and Military Forces now in South Africa (marked with the rubber stamp of St. Thomas’s Church, Rhyl), 1900. The manuscript material includes verses entitled 'Mary's Ghost. A pathetic Ballad', 'Miss Elizabeth Fortescue in Italy' by T. V., 1834, and 'To some Young Ladies going to spend the Spring & Summer at Putney Heath', and a copy of the memorial inscription of Emma, fourth daughter of Capt. Beauchamp Proctor, R.N., and Anne, his wife, who died at Paris in the sixth year of her age, 1827. The volume is indexed (pp. iii-xxvi).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 11983C.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Great Britain. Royal Commission on Land in Wales and Monmouthshire (Subject)
- Church in Wales -- Establishment and disestablishment. (Subject)
- St. Matthews Church (Buckley, Wales) (Subject)
- St Philip's & St James's Church (Whittington, England) -- Organs. (Subject)
- Great Britain. Court of Petty Sessions (Barmouth, Wales) (Subject)
- St. Thomas's Church (Rhyl, Wales) (Subject)
- Ouseley, F. A. Gore (Frederick Arthur Gore), 1825-1889 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Ffoulkes, Edmund Salusbury, 1819-1894 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Evans, Howell, d. 1892 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Ffoulkes, Henry Wynne, d. 1904 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Clough, Charles Butler, 1793-1859. (Subject)
- Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904. (Subject)
- Evans, David, coachman. (Subject)
- Yorke, Peirce Wynne, b. 1826 -- Poetry. (Subject)
- Fortescue, Elizabeth -- Poetry. (Subject)
- Proctor, Emma, d. 1827 -- Death and burial. (Subject)
- Ffoulkes family, of Eriviat Hall. (Subject)
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
November 2009 and March 2012.
Description compiled by Bethan Ifan for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Rhys Morgan Jones;