File NLW MS 12238E. - Caerwys historical notes,

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NLW MS 12238E.


Caerwys historical notes,


  • [1901x1938] / (Creation)

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Manuscript and typescript material relating to the history of the parish of Caerwys co. Flint, including 'Caerwys Historical Notes by Sir J. Herbert Lewis (based on the Reminiscences of R. Lewis, John Brunnan and other natives of Caerwys, interviewed by him, and on documentary evidence of Caerwyson, author of a prize-essay on 'Caerwys ei Hynafiaethau a'i Heisteddfodau' and various MSS.' (incomplete); 'The Eisteddfodau of Caerwys (A.D. 1523 and 1568)'; 'Caerwys during the Roman Occupation'; 'Queries re doubtful forms & locations of certain places'; bibliographical references; an inscribed presentation copy by the editor to J. Herbert Lewis of J. H. Davies (ed.): The Roll of the Caerwys Eisteddfod of 1523 [Liverpool, 1910]; etc. Also included is a holograph letter from J. Herbert Lewis, Penucha, Caerwys, to [E.] Stanton Roberts, [19]32 (comments on a manuscript left for the writer's perusal).

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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.

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English, Welsh.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as E. Stanton Roberts 1.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12238E.

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