Fonds GB 0210 MSEDMOWEN - Edmondes Owen Manuscripts

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Edmondes Owen Manuscripts


  • [1700] x [1922] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

10 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

The Reverend David Edmondes Owen (1866-1922), vicar of Llandovery.

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Scope and content

A collection comprising a diary; notebooks; a copy of John Rhydderch: Grammadeg Cymraeg ...; an almanack for the year 1762; a volume of psalm-tunes; pedigrees of the Le Strange family to the year 1335, of James Howell, historiographer-royal, and of the Howell family of Penycaerau; and miscellaneous transcripts and cuttings.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 4864-4873.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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English, unless otherwise specified.

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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  • Text: Edmondes Owen Manuscripts.