Carols, Welsh -- 19th century.



Scope note(s)

Source note(s)

Display note(s)

Hierarchical terms

Carols, Welsh -- 19th century.

Equivalent terms

Carols, Welsh -- 19th century.

Associated terms

Carols, Welsh -- 19th century.

5 Archival description results for Carols, Welsh -- 19th century.

5 results directly related Exclude narrower terms


  • NLW MS 23692A.
  • File
  • 1826-1876 /

A volume containing Welsh poetry in free and strict metres, in the hand of David Evans (Dewi Dysul), Llandysul, Cardiganshire (see W. J. Davies, Hanes Plwyf Llandyssul (Llandysul, 1896, repr. 1992), pp. 253-5), mostly written by himself and relating to local events and personalities. Also included are diary entries, 1839-1872, relating to the weather and agricultural memoranda (ff. 70-81verso, inverted text).
The volume contains a Welsh carol, 1828 (ff. 1-2), Welsh poems sent as Valentines, 1850-1851 (ff. 13, 15, 33), a poem in praise of Llanover Hall, [1860s] (f. 52 verso), a poem in praise of John Hopkins (Ioan Glan Tees), 1863 (ff. 53 recto-verso), a Welsh metrical version of Mother Shipton's Prophecy, 1873 (f. 59), a poem on the death of the son of David Davies (Glan Cunllo), 1867 (f. 55 verso), and a chart of early-nineteenth century Welsh poets compiled by John William Thomas (Arfonwyson), [c. 1840] (f. 74 verso).

Evans, David, Dewi Dysul.

Carolau, &c.,

  • NLW MS 21726B.
  • File
  • [19 cent., second ½].

Notebook and loose leaves containing carols, hymns and other verse including a hymn headed 'Hymnau Iw Canu yn Cymdeithas Dyngarol Eglwys-Bach' attributed to Evan Evans [?Ieuan Glan Geirionydd] (f. ii verso); a marwnad to a young Vale of Conwy man, John Thomas (ff. 1-5 verso); eight verses of the carol plygain commencing 'Roedd yn wlad [sic] hono fugeiliaid yn gwilio' sometimes attributed to John Richards (Siôn Ebrill) (ff. 6-9 verso); the hymn 'Y gân Newydd' [commencing 'Mae'r gwaed a redodd ar y groes'] by 'Robt. Ap Gwilim ddu o Eifion' [Robert Williams] (f. 10 recto-verso); and a carol attributed to Morris Gryffydd, Llanllechid (ff. 11-13 verso).

Cerddi Siôn Ebrill,

  • NLW MS 21723B.
  • File
  • 1865 /

Two carolau plygain and 'Cerdd i ofyn cyf[r]wy' by 'John Richard o'r Garth' (Siôn Ebrill). 'G. Griffiths, Dyffryn, ai ysgrifenodd i Richard Jones, Cowper, Harlech, 1865' (f. 12 verso).

Griffith, Griffith, of Dyffryn.

Gwaith Lewis William

A collection of 'englynion', 'cywyddau', carols, hymns and other poems by Lewis William, Liverpool, 1810-1816. The collection includes items by Evan James ('Ieuan ab Iago'), 1781, John Rees, Hugh Hughes ['Huw ap Huw' or 'Y Bardd Coch o Fôn'], Robert Lewis, 1782, 'Roberts, Ty du', D. Saunders and Lewis Edwards, Quaker, and a large number of hymns taken from printed and oral sources.


Miscellaneous poems, [c. 1859]-[1940s], including a hymn attributed to Siarl Marc, written in a mid-nineteenth century hand; two carols [watermark 1859], one of which is by Thomas Hughes, Llanllyfni, Caernarvonshire; an anonymous ballad, entitled 'Explosion gwaith powdwr Penrhyndeudraeth'; a cywydd entitled 'Chwefror', [c. 1917], by J. R. Morris, Liverpool, together with an awdl, probably by the same author, entitled 'Y Nos'; and a Welsh translation, [?1940s], by T. Ifor Rees of Edward Fitzgerald's The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyámm, with a covering letter, 1948, from Rees in Bolivia.