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E. Stanton Roberts Manuscripts,
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Barddoniaeth Dafydd ap Gwilym,

A transcript of 'Llyfr Dafydd ab Gwilim Bardd. O Lanbadarn Fawr Yngharedigion A Ysgrifenwyd o Gwbl, gan Benjamin Simon Bardd a Henefydd O Aber Gwili: Oed Crist MDCCLIV', i.e. Aberdâr MS 2 (NLW MS 5475A), with a few additions and corrections. At the beginning is a 'Mynegair', being an alphabetical index of last syllables of opening lines of the poems. Apart from the additions and corrections, the volume is not in the hand of E. Stanton Roberts.

E. Stanton Roberts and others.

Barddoniaeth Dafydd ap Gwilym,

Six volumes containing guarded leaves (pp. i-398) from [Robert Ellis] 'Cynddelw' (ed): Barddoniaeth Dafydd ab Gwilym . . . (Liverpool, 1873), with copious variant readings by E. Stanton Roberts.

Cynddelw and E. Stanton Roberts.

Barddoniaeth, etc.,

Transcripts from manuscript sources, with copious variant readings, of 'cywyddau' by Ifan ap Gruffudd leiaf, Tudur Penllyn, Gruffydd Hiraethog, [Lewis Glyn Cothi], Guttor Glyn, Tvdvr Pennllynn, Thomas Kelli, Ho'll Rinallt, Howel Kilan, Dafydd Llwyd Lle'n ap Gruffudd, Robin Ddu ap Siankyn Bledrydd, Hugh Roberts Llên, Ll'n ap Guttyn, Rhys Cain, etc. At the beginning is a list of contents. Also included in the volume are a few extracts from the tale of Owein a Lunet, and notes on 'The Mediaeval Church & Monasticism'.

Caerwys historical notes,

Manuscript and typescript material relating to the history of the parish of Caerwys co. Flint, including 'Caerwys Historical Notes by Sir J. Herbert Lewis (based on the Reminiscences of R. Lewis, John Brunnan and other natives of Caerwys, interviewed by him, and on documentary evidence of Caerwyson, author of a prize-essay on 'Caerwys ei Hynafiaethau a'i Heisteddfodau' and various MSS.' (incomplete); 'The Eisteddfodau of Caerwys (A.D. 1523 and 1568)'; 'Caerwys during the Roman Occupation'; 'Queries re doubtful forms & locations of certain places'; bibliographical references; an inscribed presentation copy by the editor to J. Herbert Lewis of J. H. Davies (ed.): The Roll of the Caerwys Eisteddfod of 1523 [Liverpool, 1910]; etc. Also included is a holograph letter from J. Herbert Lewis, Penucha, Caerwys, to [E.] Stanton Roberts, [19]32 (comments on a manuscript left for the writer's perusal).

E. Stanton Roberts and others.

E. Stanton Roberts Manuscripts,

  • NLW MSS 12238-12261.
  • Fonds
  • [1873x1938] /

Manuscripts and papers, [1873x1938], of E. Stanton Roberts, comprising notes, transcripts and essays of a historical, antiquarian and etymological nature relating to Wales and the Welsh language; transcripts of and accompanying notes on Welsh poetry, principally that of Dafydd ap Gwilym; and notes compiled towards Llysieulyfr Meddyginiaethol ... William Salesbury ... (Liverpool, 1916).

Roberts, E. Stanton (Edward Stanton)

Enwau lleoedd Edeirnion,

A holograph essay on 'Ystyr Enwau Lleoedd yng Nghwmwd Edeirnion' by 'Bedo'r Berwyn' [E. Stanton Roberts], with some critical marginal observations in pencil [? by an eisteddfod adjudicator].

Llangar notes,

Notes and extracts relating to the parish of Llangar, co. Merioneth, taken from a parish register beginning in 1614, churchwardens' accounts beginning in 1759, and newspaper cuttings of an article on the history of the parish of Cynwyd. Inset is an incomplete typescript copy (1 p.) of 'Cynwyd a phlwyf Llangar, Meirionydd. Atgofion fy nhad: mis Ebrill a mis Mai 1924'.


Miscellaneous papers including 'A List of Notices or Accounts of Dolmens and Cistvaens in Wales (Archaeologia Cambrensis)'; an incomplete essay on ancient Welsh laws and customs; transcripts, 1581[?5]-1608, from an unspecified parish register [?in the diocese of Llandaff]; a copy of 'Carol Nadolig' by Peter Lloyd, 1787; and 'Cân-'Gyffylliog' by Hugh Hughes, Nant, Llanrhaiadr[-yng-Nghinmeirch, co. Denbigh]. The two latter compositions are not in the hand of E. Stanton Roberts.

E. Stanton Roberts and others.

Place names from tithe apportionments,

Rough notes of farm and field names extracted from the maps and schedules of apportionment of tithe rentcharge, 1838-1839, of the parishes of Llangollen, Llangadwaladr, Llansilin, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, and Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog, co. Denbigh.


Proof sheets of projected editions by E. Stanton Roberts of 'cywyddau' by Tudur Penllyn, Ifan ab Gruffydd Leiaf, Hywel Rheinallt, Gutto'r Glyn, Gruffydd Hiraethog, Hum ap Dafydd, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn, Robin Ddu, Dafydd Nanmor?, Rhys Cain, Lewis ap Edward, Howel ap Dafydd ap Ieuan ap Rhys, Lewys Glyn Cothi, Llawdden, and Robt. Lewis.

Social life in the poems of Lewis Glyn Cothi,

A holograph essay on 'Welsh Social Life as reflected in the Poems of Lewis Glyn Cothi' by 'Llynor' [E. Stanton Roberts]. The work was submitted for, and awarded, the T. E. Ellis Essay Prize at University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, during the Session 1909-1910.

Translations of Welsh poetry,

A volume of Edward Powell containing English translations of 'cywyddau', etc., by Goronwy Owen, and brief notes on the works of Guto'r Glyn, Hywel Dafydd o Raglan, Bedo Brwynllys, Bedo Eurfren [Aeddren], Ieuan Deulwyn, Meredydd ap Rhys, Ieuan Brydydd Hir Hynaf, Tudur Penllyn, Lewis Glyn Cothi, Dafydd Nanmor, Deio ap Ieuan Du, Gutyn Owain, Tudur Aled, and Dafydd ap Edmunt, and on the eisteddfodau held at Carmarthen, 1451, and Caerwys, 1524.

Edward Powell.

Y Mabinogion fel llenyddiaeth,

A holograph essay on 'Y Mabinogion fel Llenyddiaeth' by 'Y Macwy Mud' [E. Stanton Roberts]. The essay was submitted in January 1911 for the T. E. Ellis Essay Prize at University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.