Catechisms -- 19th Century



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Barddoniaeth, etc.

A volume of transcripts, in three hands, with marginal variants and additions, of 'cywyddau' and some 'awdlau' by Sion Cent, Sion Phylip, Hugh Lewis, Gruffudd Hiraethog, Sr Dafydd Trevor, Dafydd Llwyd Llywelyn ap Gryffydd, Llywelyn ab Guttyn, Syr Rys Carno, Gutto'r Glynn, Sion Tudur, Sion Dafydd ab Siancyn, Edwart Urien, Wiliam Llyn, Dafydd Manuel, Ifan Prydydd hir, Gruffydd Leiaf, Robert ap Howel, Gruffydd ap Ifan Fychan, Rhaph ap Robert, Ifan Tew, Robert Wynne, Iolo Goch, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Robin Ddu, Dafydd Nammor, Ifan ap Rhydderch ap Ifan Llwyd, Edmund Prys, Risiart Philyp, Gwerfyl ferch Howel Vychan, Howel D'd Llwyd ab y Gof, Rhus Cain, Robert Clidro, Sir D'd Owen, Swrdd Awen, Trefor Clwoff, Richard Philip, Thomas Prys, Tudur Pennllyn, Thomas Sion Catti, Gwenllian ach Howell, Ieuan Deulwyn, Hyw Pennant, Gruffudd Gryg, Robert Ifan, Mered. ap Rys o faelor, William Cynwal, Owain Gwynedd, Huw Machno, Sion Mawddwy, Edwart ap Raff, D'd Llwyd ap John, Tudur Alet and Bedo Brwynllys. According to the title-page the volume, containing 'Copies of Welsh Manuscripts', was begun in 1820 by Edwd. Jones of Esgirevan [parish of Llanbrynmair] (d. 1845), afterwards perpetual curate of Llandygai and usher at Bangor Grammar School. Beginning from the end, in later hands, are lists of preachers heard on undated occasions; extracts from addresses or essays of a didactic nature; lists of books; entries of births, etc., 1859-67, of members of the family of Love Hughes Owen; undated particulars of collections at Talysarn [Caernarvonshire]; a memorandum of the foundation of the Building Society at Talysarn, 1865; a pledge by Robert Williams, 1866, to abstain from the chewing and smoking of tobacco ('I ba arferiad y bum yn ddarostyngiedig er yn 6 mlwydd oed'); a catechism ('Holiadau') on Chapter 3 of [Thomas Charles:] Hyfforddwr (Bala, 1807); etc.

Cyfeiriadau Ysgrythurol,

An early nineteenth century volume containing tabulated Biblical references arranged under such subjects as 'Ynghylch yr Ysgrythyrau', 'Am y Drindawd', 'Am Briodoliaethau Duw', 'Yn nghylch Ordinhadau Duw', 'Yn nghylch Gweithredoedd Duw', 'Yn nghylch Cwymp Dyn', etc. Subsequent additions include 'Ychydig Bennillion' ( i.e. a hymn by T. Jones), a transcript of a letter from Evan Harries (formerly of Llandovery) from Calabah Island, near Bombay to David Davies [Congregational minister], Swansea, 1805 (the writer's activities with the Regiment, the writer's religious experiences, greetings) (together with verses by the writer entitled 'Cyngor i Bregethwyr ieuaingc'); expository notes on 'Prynedigaeth', 'Perseverance of the Saints', 'Schism', 'The excellency of the Bible' and 'Astonishing Accuracy of the Bible'; and catechisms on 'Gwir Wybodaeth', 'Am Lygredigaeth Tafod' and 'Am Gyfiawnder Ymarferol'.

Daearyddiaeth Ysgrythurol, etc.

An uncovered home-made notebook of Morris Davies, Portmadoc (afterwards of Bangor) containing a synopsis of an essay on the topography of the Bible ('Daiaryddiaeth Ysgrythyrol') and a catechism ('Holwyddoreg') in verse by R. D. M. (published in Cronicl yr Oes, Ebrill 1836). The volume is made up of holograph letters, of which some are addressed, and probably all are written, to Morris Davies from D. Breese, Pwllheli, 1841 (a request for assistance for Mr. Row[lands]), Dav[id] W. Breese, Bron Eryri, etc., 1844 and undated (2) (the writer's journey to Carmarthen, personal, an offer to sell his 'Chambers's Information' [for the People] to the Portmadoc Reading Society), Messrs Parry & Son, Chester, [18]46 (an order by the recipient), J. Williams, T. Bwlch, [? John Williams, Tu hwnt i'r bwlch] undated (thanks for an account, a request for assistance), John Jones, Tremadoc, 1845-7 (2) (a request to cancel a preaching service, a request for the services of a preacher) and Griff. Jones, P[ort] Madoc, undated (2) (a request for letters to be sent, personal, suggests recipient cancels the afternoon school to go to Penmorfa fair to see his cousin and as many of the Guardians as would be there); a statement of quarterly tuition fees due from H. Hughes, in respect of Love Hughes and Llewelyn Hughes, to the Committee of the Tre and Port Madoc British School, 1846-7; twelve verses by 'Yr hen gyfaill' entitled 'Deuddeg Penill ar Farwolaeth Mr Morris Davies' (1876).