- 1820-1911. (Creation)
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On the inside upper cover is the name of J. H. Davies, Sep. 30, 1911.
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A volume of transcripts, in three hands, with marginal variants and additions, of 'cywyddau' and some 'awdlau' by Sion Cent, Sion Phylip, Hugh Lewis, Gruffudd Hiraethog, Sr Dafydd Trevor, Dafydd Llwyd Llywelyn ap Gryffydd, Llywelyn ab Guttyn, Syr Rys Carno, Gutto'r Glynn, Sion Tudur, Sion Dafydd ab Siancyn, Edwart Urien, Wiliam Llyn, Dafydd Manuel, Ifan Prydydd hir, Gruffydd Leiaf, Robert ap Howel, Gruffydd ap Ifan Fychan, Rhaph ap Robert, Ifan Tew, Robert Wynne, Iolo Goch, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Robin Ddu, Dafydd Nammor, Ifan ap Rhydderch ap Ifan Llwyd, Edmund Prys, Risiart Philyp, Gwerfyl ferch Howel Vychan, Howel D'd Llwyd ab y Gof, Rhus Cain, Robert Clidro, Sir D'd Owen, Swrdd Awen, Trefor Clwoff, Richard Philip, Thomas Prys, Tudur Pennllyn, Thomas Sion Catti, Gwenllian ach Howell, Ieuan Deulwyn, Hyw Pennant, Gruffudd Gryg, Robert Ifan, Mered. ap Rys o faelor, William Cynwal, Owain Gwynedd, Huw Machno, Sion Mawddwy, Edwart ap Raff, D'd Llwyd ap John, Tudur Alet and Bedo Brwynllys. According to the title-page the volume, containing 'Copies of Welsh Manuscripts', was begun in 1820 by Edwd. Jones of Esgirevan [parish of Llanbrynmair] (d. 1845), afterwards perpetual curate of Llandygai and usher at Bangor Grammar School. Beginning from the end, in later hands, are lists of preachers heard on undated occasions; extracts from addresses or essays of a didactic nature; lists of books; entries of births, etc., 1859-67, of members of the family of Love Hughes Owen; undated particulars of collections at Talysarn [Caernarvonshire]; a memorandum of the foundation of the Building Society at Talysarn, 1865; a pledge by Robert Williams, 1866, to abstain from the chewing and smoking of tobacco ('I ba arferiad y bum yn ddarostyngiedig er yn 6 mlwydd oed'); a catechism ('Holiadau') on Chapter 3 of [Thomas Charles:] Hyfforddwr (Bala, 1807); etc.
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Preferred citation: 148D.