Carols, Welsh -- 18th century.

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Accounts and poetry

  • NLW MS 9034A
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  • [1816x1844]

Three notebooks in the hand of Hugh Jones ('Erfyl') - (a) an account book containing board and lodging expenses, 1828-33, 1843-4, an account with the Reverend R. M. Bonnor, 1831-2, washing account, 1844, account of lessons given to 'Master Wm. Lowe', 1829-30, 1832, and 'Master Temple', undated, and a list of 'situations' held by 'Erfyl' during the period 1810-30; (b) a 'cywydd' in memory of Owen Jones ('Owain Myfyr')' and (c) transcripts of 'carolau', or parts of 'carolau', by Hugh Jones, Maesglasau ('H. J. Senr.'), Hugh Jones, Llangwm, Ellis Roberts ('y cowper'), William Edwards, Ysceifiog, Thomas Edwards ('Twm o'r Nant'), and others. Used as cover and end papers for the latter are two copies of a printed notice of a meeting of the Llanfyllin New Friendly Society, 1816.

Hugh Jones ('Erfyl').

Barddoniaeth,

  • NLW MS 12071A
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  • [c. 1673]-[1700x1715]

A volume of popular Welsh poems on religious and scriptural themes written c. 1673-1674 by James Phillipp(es), with additions made a generation later by Phillipp James. The poems belong to the type of verse known in Cardiganshire as 'halsingod'. Linguistic evidence suggests that the authors were natives of East Carmarthenshire.

Phillippes, James

Barddoniaeth,

An imperfect volume containing transcripts in various hands of Welsh poems in free metres ('cerddi', 'carolau', etc.) and a few 'englynion'. The free-metre verse includes poems (some incomplete) by ? Arthur Jones, Tho[ma]s Edwards ('Twm o'r Nant'), John Rhees, Huw Jones (Llangwn) (sic), Walter Davies [?'Gwallter Mechain'], Daniel Jones (o Rywabon), Rob[er]t Evans (Myvod), ?Humphrey Jones (o Benybont, Llanychy[m] rys), John Gryffudd y Masiwn, and Jonathan Huges (sic). The titles include 'Cerdd o hanes un Ambros Gwinet . . .', 'Cerdd . . . I ofyn côt Dros Robert Moris o Blwy Llansilin gan Mr. Sam[ue]l Deverox o Barc Llwydiarth', 'Cerdd . . . i ofun Clos Gan Ddavudd Richerts o Bentre Beirth Dros Ddavudd Jones o Llanvechen', and 'Cerdd o Ganmoliaeth i Walter Davies o Lanvechen am garol Plygen a wnaeth . . . 1787 . . . a ddadcaned gan Humphrey Jones o Benybont, Llanychy[m]rys, ddydd Nadolig mewn Tair o Eglwyswydd'.

Barddoniaeth,

An imperfect composite volume of 'cerddi' and 'carolau' and some 'englynion', 'awdlau', etc., by Rees Cadwaladr, Sr. Morrys Parry ('person Llanelian'), Sion Edward ('clochydd Llanelian'), Sr. Rys, Hu. Jones, Llangwm, Thos. Edwards ['Twm o'r Nant'], Jonathan Hughes, Hugh Jones, Glan Conwy, etc. Several of the songs are unattributed. Part of the volume is in the hand of Thomas Edwards ('Twm o'r Nant').

Twm o'r Nant and others.

Carolau,

'Carol ar Don a elwir Mwyneidd-dra neu symlen pen bys' by Rowland Hugh, 1791, and a carol 'gofyn bwiall' by Ellis Roberts, Llanddoget.

Carolau,

A miscellaneous collection of sheets containing carols: 'Carol Plygain ar Charity Meistres' (Rowland Jones); 'Cerdd o Hanes Balchder i'w chanu ar Hun y Gwenllian' (Ellis Roberts); 'Carol Plygain a Hiroes Dyn' (Peter Lloyd); 'Carol Plygain ar Greece and Troy' (Peter Lloyd); and 'Cerdd neu Ddull ymddiddan rhwng y Prydydd a'r Gog' (incomplete).

Halsingod,

A collection of 'halsingod', largely in the hand of David Rees, whose name appears several times in the manuscript, occasionally dated within the period 1738-53. The following authors are recorded within the texts: P. J. (1662, page 51), George Lewis (1690, page 68), a person from 'Llandissil' (1650, page 75), William Nicholas (page 83), Daniel [Rowland, Llangeitho] (1737, pages 103-4), E. W. (page 117), D. J. (1720, page 169), and 'figer llanarth' (1641, page 199). At the end of the volume are an incomplete transcript of a bond of indemnity to the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parish of Llandissilio gogo, Cardiganshire in a case of bastardy maintenance, 1745, and entries of the births of Jonathan David, 23 November 1745, and Evan Davies, 6 December 1745.

'Llyfr amruwawg-cerdd ... prydyddion Cymry',

'Llyfr Amruwawg-cerdd sef Godidogol Prydyddion Cymry o gasgliad Wm. Jones, dydd pured. Mair, flwyddyn 1767' - a collection of poems and carols, including 'Carol gwyl Fair' by John Efan, 1740; 'Carol Cadair' by William Evans, 1762; 'Ymddiddan o farwnad rhwng y Byw a'r Marw, sef Wm. Cadwaladr o Llwynbigeilydd a'i wraig, un Jonet Roberts, yr hwn a gladdwyd yn Llanysdyndwy . . . 1765' by W[illia]m Evans; 'Carol Plygain, 1767', 'Carol Tan Bared', and 'Carol Cadair ar nos wyl Fair', 1768, by Dafydd Jones o'r Penrhyn ('Dafydd Siôn Siams'); 'Carol Gwyliau' (unsigned); and a series of unsigned 'carolau yn drws'; followed by 'Hen Garol Gwyl Fair' by W[illia]m Johns, 1768; 'Carol Cadair' by W[illia]m Evans; 'Cyfarchiad Mair' and 'Caniad Gwyl Fair' by Robert Owen; 'Carolau Plugain 1770-1772' by John Hughes o Garnarfon; 'Dau bennill' by Evan James; 'Ychydig o Benillion . . . Ar ddull y prydydd yn anfon ei Ddatgeiniaid y gwyliau i annerch y Mr. D. Jones o Gefn y Coed ym mhlwyf Llanfaglen gyda'i gwynfan am Dano ef, ei symud o Lanwnda i'r Rhagddwydedig Blwyf', and other poems by William Evans; 'Carol Gwyl Fair' by Siôn ap Siôn; and a fragment of a poem by 'Mr. Jones, Cefn-y-Coed'.

Llyfr Dafydd Ellis,

A fragment of a manuscript written by David Ellis, Criccieth, containing a 'cywydd' which he addressed to Rhys Jones o'r Blaenau; 'carolau' on 'Charity Meistres', 'Mawl Merch', 'Gwel'r Adeilad', and 'King's ffarwel'; a 'cywydd' to 'Dafydd Siôn'; a fragment of a bardic grammar; 'marwnadau' - Robert Davies, Llannerch, Lewis Morris (Evan Evans, 'Ieuan Brydydd Hir'), 'rhyw delyniwr' (Simwnt Fychan), and Siôn Rhydderch (incomplete).

Ellis, David, 1736-1795

Mawddwy manuscripts,

A group of papers, entitled 'Mawddwy MSS', which Sir O. M. Edwards acquired from William Davies, Pant, Llanymawddwy (d. 1906). They consist of sheets of poems by Rhys Jones o'r Blaenau ('Cywydd marwnad Jane Poole', 1762, and 'cywydd i . . . William Lloyd o Riwaedog . . . i erchi gwnn', 1764; 'englynion i'r Bont Newydd'-a bridge built over the river Wnion in 1765; 'cywydd marwnad William Lloyd', 1774; 'cywydd marwnad y Parchedig Iefan Llwyd o'r Fron. . .', 1776; 'cywydd priodas y capten Gwynn, 1766; 'Awdwl Ddychan i Sion Grustal', 1764; 'englynion i ofyn ellynod i'r Parchedig Mr. Rhys Anwyl . . . tros Sion Prys o Bennant Mowddwy'; 'englynion i . . . ofyn twcca dros Edward Richard y Baili o Ddolgelley, 1770'; and 'englynion i ofyn ffon'); 'Carol Plygain ar Let Mary Live Long' by Thomas Edwards, 1770 (2 copies); 'cerdd ar fesyr triban' by 'Dicc ar awen ffol'; 'cerdd y Bais' by Robert Llwyd o'r Pale; 'Carol Plygain ar Wng Cyttirawg'; 'Ymddiddan rhwng Edward John ab Evan a'i gyfnither' (2 copies); 'cywyddau digri' by Dafydd Llwyd Bach; a poem by E. Evans, Llwynygrug, upon hearing in America of the death of David Evans, Ty Du; and 'penhillion i ofyn pottel o Ingc' by Ro[?wlan]d Jones, a copy of a letter from Rowland Jones in London to his father Sion ap Rhys at Pennant y Mawddwy, 1764, and a letter, with a poem signed 'Roli Sion Prys', to Griffith Jones, Blaen Cynllwyd, 1766.

Miscellanea,

Miscellaneous papers including 'A List of Notices or Accounts of Dolmens and Cistvaens in Wales (Archaeologia Cambrensis)'; an incomplete essay on ancient Welsh laws and customs; transcripts, 1581[?5]-1608, from an unspecified parish register [?in the diocese of Llandaff]; a copy of 'Carol Nadolig' by Peter Lloyd, 1787; and 'Cân-'Gyffylliog' by Hugh Hughes, Nant, Llanrhaiadr[-yng-Nghinmeirch, co. Denbigh]. The two latter compositions are not in the hand of E. Stanton Roberts.

E. Stanton Roberts and others.

Pregethau,

  • NLW MSS 12205A, 12206-12207B.
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  • 1641-1707 /

A collection of some forty-five unbound home-made notebooks and fragments of such notebooks containing sermons and expository notes largely in the hand of John Piers (Pierce), vicar choral of Caerwys in the diocese of St. Asaph, sinecure rector of Caerwys, and rector of Llandderfel. Two of the sermons, in English, were preached at Caerwys respectively on New Year's Day, 1641/2, and the first Sunday after Trinity, 1643, and another, in Welsh, at Llandderfel on 14 February, 1663/4. The collection also contains, in other hands, a transcript of, or selections from, the Catechism and Confession of Faith by Rob[ert] Barclay, 'a Quaker of Scotland', which was first published in 1673; a notebook of sermons by 'Mr. Turner', [16]93; and a transcript of a carol by Hugh Moris, 1707, entitled 'Ymddiddan rhwng y gwir Brotestant ar Eglwys'.

Piers, John, Rev.

'Prif Ddifyrrwch y Cymro',

A holograph collection of 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' and other verse by John Williams entitled 'Prif Ddifyrwch y Cymro: Llyfr Cywyddau Duwiol a diddanol o waith John Williams, MDCCLXIII'; with a further collection beginning imperfectly, with the fifth item written in 1764; and loose sheets containing 'Hymn i'w chanu yn amser cynhaiaf', 'Ystyriaeth ar oes dyn, ar y pedwar mesur ar hugain' (ten only included), and 'Carol Plygain ar y Fedle-Fawr, 1796'.

John Williams.

Carol,

Copi o garol gan Gwen Pugh, Dolgellau, yn llaw Hugh Lewis. Anfonwyd at Charles Davies, Dolgellau, ym 1755. = A carol in Welsh by Gwen Pugh, Dolgellau. The carol was noted down by Hugh Lewis and sent to Charles Davies, Dolgellau, in 1755.

Lewis, Hugh.

Cywydd y Farn a charol Plygain,

  • NLW MS 16197B.
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  • 1764, 1778 /

'Cywydd Farn', 1764, gan, ac yn llaw, Rice (Rhys) Jones o'r Blaenau. Ceir copi arall ohoni, a ymddengys i fod yn llaw Rhys Jones, yn NLW MS 3059D (tt. 77-84), ac fe'i cyhoeddwyd yn Gwaith prydyddawl y diweddar Rice Jones o'r Blaenau, Meirion (Dolgellau, 1818). Ceir hefyd eiriau 'Carol Plygain', 1778, gan Evan Arthur. Ar f. 8 verso mae testun crefyddol aneglur (?carol) wedi'i briodoli i Robert Jones. = Poem, 'Cywydd Farn', 1764, by, and in the hand of, Rice (Rhys) Jones of Blaenau. A further copy of the poem, which appears to be in the hand of Rhys Jones, is included in NLW MS 3059D (pp. 77-84), and it was published in Gwaith prydyddawl y diweddar Rice Jones o'r Blaenau, Meirion (Dolgellau, 1818). Also included are the lyrics of 'Carol Plygain', 1778, by Evan Arthur. An obscure religious text (?carol) attributed to Robert Jones is included on f. 8 verso.

Jones, Rhys, 1713-1801.