File NLW MS 11115B. - Barddoniaeth (fac.)

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Reference code

NLW MS 11115B.


Barddoniaeth (fac.)


  • [?1959] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

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Archival history

At the time of the compilation of the calendar (NLW, J. Gwenogvryn Evans MS 70a), the original manuscript belonged to Mr J. E. Cornish, 16 St Ann's Square, Manchester. Later eighteenth century additions to the manuscript include the names of Dafudd Rolant, Anne Williams, Meredith Wiliam Griffith (1774), Evan William(s) (1762), Jane William of Tyddun Mawr, Risiart Evan, etc.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

John Rylands Library; Manchester; Purchase; 1959.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A negative photostat facsimile of Welsh MS. 2 in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, being an incomplete early eighteenth century collection of poetry, largely in the form of 'cywyddau', by Sion Philip, Rhisiart Philip, Edmund Price [sic], William Cynwal, Evan Bry[dy]dd hir, Lewis Môn, Sion Cent, Tudyr Aled, David ap Gwillim [sic], David Nanmor [sic] and others. On p. 76 is a text of 'Brenin dlysau ynys Brydai[n]'. Later eighteenth century additions include a certificate of a declaration of an oath by Edd. Vaughan of Lanymowddy, Merioneth, 2 November, 1750, that a red heifer sold at Dinnas Mowddy and the herd from which it is taken are free from the infection now raging among horned cattle in the Kingdom.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See NLW, J. Gwenogvryn Evans MS 70a, which contains a calendar, in the hand of Dr Evans, of the contents of the original manuscript.

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Title based on contents.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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

January 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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