Fonds GB 0210 MSBODEL - Bodelwyddan manuscripts,

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Bodelwyddan manuscripts,


  • [18 cent.]. (Creation)

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18 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

John Williams (d. 1788) was Chief Justice of Brecon, Glamorgan and Radnor, 1755-1787, and grandson of Sir William Williams, bart (1634-1700), Speaker of the House of Commons.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired from Bodelwyddan, Flintshire, 1924.

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Scope and content

This collection comprises the legal manuscripts of John Williams, together with part of a copy of A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity ... by Williams and copies of other printed legal works.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4881-4898.

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English, unless otherwise specified.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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  • English



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  • Text: Bodelwyddan Manuscripts.