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A commonplace book

A commonplace book with poems and other entries transcribed from 1788 onwards. Included in the volume are 'Prologue Delivered by Mr Dawkins at Tremadoc Theatre August 3rd, 1808. And written by W. A. Madocks Esqr. M.P.', and 'A catal...

Madocks, William Alexander, 1773-1828

Adysgrifau 'Manoethwy',

A composite volume of transcripts in the hand of Owen Jones ('Manoethwy'). The contents include 'cywyddau', 'awdlau', 'englynion', 'carolau' and 'cerddi' by Ifan Tew Brydydd, Hari ap Howe...

Arithmetic and memoranda book,

  • NLW MS 22896D.
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  • 1809-1810.

A volume, 1809-1810, written by Joseph Meredith of the town of Carmarthen containing mainly arithmetical exercises, verses, and other memoranda including an account of the collection of money made among the workers at the Tinworks, Carmarthen, on ...

Meredith, Joseph, of Carmarthen.

Barddoniaeth Huw Morys, etc.

A manuscript of the second quarter of the eighteenth century containing 'carolau', 'cerddi', 'Ymddiddanion' and 'dyrïau' by Huw Morris, with a number of poems by Ellis Cadwalader, Edward Davies ('o Rhiw...


A composite volume of the second quarter of the eighteenth century containing English poetry (eclogues, epigrams and epitaphs); Latin poetry (extracts from Cato, Virgil and Ovid, epitaphs and epigrams); and Welsh poetry largely in free metres. The...


An imperfect volume containing transcripts of miscellaneous Welsh and two English poems. The Welsh poems include free- metre verse by Henry Humphreys (Llansilin), John Williams (o Ddymbych), John Cain alias Siôn Ceiriog, Ellis Roberts (o Landdoged...

Commonplace book,

A commonplace book containing poetry in English and Welsh composed and transcribed by David Davies; copies of correspondence, testimonials, etc., 1862-1875.

David Davies.

Cywyddau, etc.

An imperfect composite volume written in a number of hands but mainly in a late sixteenth century hand. The following note by J. H. Davies is written on one of the upper fly-leaves: 'This MS is supposed to be in the hand of Sion Brwynog (see ...

Exercise book,

Exercise book, [c. 1903]-[c. 1904], of Gwen John containing notes on art history and related subjects together with transcripts of verse and prose in English, Welsh and Romani.

Gwen John.

George Cumberland papers,

A bundle of papers of G[eorge] Cumberland containing miscellaneous notes on religion, etc., sermon notes, a description of Hafod and Devil's Bridge, poetry, etc.

Les Enfances Vivien and lives of saints.

A fragment (six folios) of the 'chanson degeste' known as 'Les Enfances Vivien' and a fragment (four folios) containing lives of saints in English verse, including portions of the lives of 'Seyn Jokes', 'Seyn Ber...

Llyfr Cerddi William Morgan,

A volume labelled 'Llyfr Cerddi William Morgan', being a collection largely of poetry compiled during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century by William Morgan (died 1728), Plassegwynio[n], Llanymawddwy, Merioneth. It contains ...

Llyfr Howell Tanat,

An imperfect late seventeenth and early eighteenth century commonplace book of Howell Tanat (Tanatt, Tannat, Tannatt), Trewylan Isa, Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain, Montgomeryshire. It contains poetry in free metres by Oliver Rogers, Humfrey Dauyd ap Iv...

Mariner's commonplace book

  • NLW MS 21842A.
  • File
  • 1855-1872

Great Exhibition Almanack .... 1851, used by Thomas Owens, mariner, of Bryngwallter, Penbryn, Cardiganshire, to record entries concerning his voyages; extracts from the log of the SS Great Britain on voyages from Melbourne to Liverpool (inverted t...

Owens, Thomas, mariner

Miscellanea (in six parts),

'A Breef discourse of the ordenary charge gyven to the juries at quarter sessions', 16th century. Genealogy of the family of Williams of Cochwillan transcribed from a pedigree compiled by John Salusbury of Erbistock, and continued to the...

Robert Roberts, Elizabeth Baker and others.


A volume (pp. 5-310) containing items of an extremely varied nature in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg'). Included, pagination in brackets, are lists or groups of Welsh words, sometimes with English definitions or equivalents...

'Iolo Morganwg'.

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