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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 catalogue of E. A. Roberts, Books April 26 1780'.

Madocks, William Alexander, 1773-1828

A commonplace book and diary

A commonplace book of Robert Owen (1820-1902: D.N.B., Second Supp., Vol. III, p. 61) of Bron-y-Graig, Barmouth, theologian, clergyman, and author. It contains poems composed by himself and others, extracts from works read by him, and diary entries, 1834-6, made when he was a pupil at Ruthin School, these entries having numerous references to Nannau and other North Wales country houses and to persons connected with them.

Owen, Robert, 1820-1902


A volume which belonged in 1791 to Evan Thomas, who is said to have been superintendent of the Penrhyn Quarry, Caernarvonshire, and afterwards to Michal Prichard and others. It contains 'Carol plygain', 'Cerdd Newydd o Gwynfan y Bardd au Berwig wedi Colli ei Wallt mewn Clefyd ...' by David Jones, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, 'Carol yw ganu ar agoriad y Melinydd ...' by Gryffydd Williams, etc.

Thomas, Evan, fl. 1791

Benjamin Jones, Pwllheli

Sermons written by Benjamin Jones (1756-1823), Congregational minister, Pwllheli, and preached at various places in Caernarvonshire, Anglesey, etc.; poems, including 'Can Sion Llywelin ar y chwain y Gwybed ar Clêr', 'Can ar yr Athrawon sy'n mynd allan ir Byd', and 'Annerch caredigol im Brodyr sydd yn mynd dan enw Methodist'; 'Catalogue of Books at Abergavenny and Elsewhere'; etc.

Jones, Benjamin, 1756-1823

Capel Brynengan

A book giving names of men and women who were members of, or otherwise associated with, the chapel at Brynengan, Caernarvonshire, circa 1842-50.

Brynengan (Church : Caernarvonshire, Wales)

Carolau Nadolig

Three Christmas carols, written by John Jones.

Jones, John, fl. 1800-1815

Cerddi 'Dafydd Sion Siams'

'Cerddi' and other poems by David Jones ('Dafydd Sion Siams'), some of them of a religious nature, with a few written to members of North Wales families, and including 'Carol ir Gymdeithas Amddiffynnol yr hyn a Elwir yn Gyffredin Clybwyr neu Glyb festiniog a Mantwrog ...'; a sermon on Psalm 116, verse 12; etc.

Jones, David

Croesor Manuscripts

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Owen, Bob, 1885-1962


One of two volumes of a diary for 1864-1866 and 1868-1869 kept by Moses Jones, Llanddeiniolen, Caernarvonshire.

Jones, Moses, fl. 1864-1869


One of two volumes of a diary for 1864-1866 and 1868-1869 kept by Moses Jones, Llanddeiniolen, Caernarvonshire.

Jones, Moses, fl. 1864-1869

'Eben Fardd'

A short catechism on 'Anystyriaeth' by Ebenezer Thomas ('Eben Fardd').

Eben Fardd, 1802-1863

Edward Griffith, Dolgelley

Rough notes by Edward Griffith, Springfield, Dolgelley, on matters relating to the history of the Calvinistic Methodists in Wales, the Dolgelley Bowling Club, etc.

Griffith, Edward, 1832-1918

Extracts from Gambold's Welsh Grammar

'Occasional Notes Taken in Reading commenced October 26th. 1894, Wm. Thomas Park Glas, Rev. William Gambold late Rector of Puncheston, and Llanychaer near Fishguard, ... His Welsh Grammar' [published in 1727].

Thomas, William, fl. 1894

''Independiaid Ynys Fon'

' ... mesur o hanes, ynghyd a rheolau'r achos ymhlith y Calfiniaid, a elwir yn gyffredin yr Independiaid, yn Ynys Fon. A gasglwyd gan Jonathan Powell, Gorphenaf. 13eg 1818'. The narrative covers the years 1750-1821.

Powell, Jonathan, 1764-1823

John Williams, Llecheiddior

One of six volumes of diaries of John Williams, Llecheiddior, Caernarvonshire, with particulars of his preaching engagements, 1830-53, in various parts of Wales, etc.

Williams, John, fl. 1830-1853

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