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Gwilym Cyfeiliog, 1801-1876
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Poems by Morgan Evans (Cynllo Maesyfed), William Owen (Gwilym Glan Hafren), John Jenkins, William Williams (Gwilym Cyfeiliog), John Roberts (Hersedd), and John Jones (Myllin); an account of premiums and gratuities given to bards, essayists, singers, and harpists at the Powys eisteddfod, 1824; and a broadside, Byrr ystyr a gyfiaithwyd or Saisneg, ar y cymmun, ar rhwymedigaethau yr ym ni oll danynt megis dilynwyr Crist iw dderbyn (Mwythig, 1788).

Bontdolgadfan (Williams family) Papers,

  • GB 0210 BONFAN
  • Fonds
  • 1741-1920 /

Papers of the Williams family of Bontdolgadfan, including deeds for property in Bontdolgadfan, 1731-1877 (these remain uncatalogued); Bontdolgadfan Calvinistic Methodist chapel baptism register, 1812-1864, records of Bontdolgadfan Welsh and English chapels, Machynlleth, 1867-1877; papers relating to eisteddfodau at Bontdolgadfan, Llanbrynmair and Machynlleth, 1870-1923; account and memorandum books relating to the Post Office, Bontdolgadfan, 1884-1902; records of the Llanbrynmair Agricultural School Library, 1845-1847; balance sheets of the [Llanbrynmair] Friendly Society, 1858-1876; family correspondence, school exercise books and personal papers of the Williams, Griffiths and Roberts families, 1836-1922, journal or autobiography of the Rev. Richard Williams, 1802-1842; records of the overseers of the poor for Llanbrynmair, 1744-1876; records of Maglona Lodge of Good Templars, Machynlleth and other societies, 1863-1877; sermon notes, 1816-1917; and diary of Richard Tibbott, 1741-1742.

Williams family, of Bont Dolgadfan.

Congratulatory poems

Papers relating to the marriage, 1823, of John Jenkins, Kerry, and Elizabeth Jones, Crosswood, and to the birth of their son, John Heyward, 1824, including congratulatory poems, letters, etc., written by John Blackwell (Alun), Robert Davies (Bardd Nantglyn), Walter Davies, Thomas Edwards (Arfona), Daniel Evans (Daniel Ddu o Geredigion), Evan Evans (Ieuan Glan Geirionydd), John Howell (Ioan ab Hywel), Dewi Hughes (Cynwyd), William Ellis Jones (Gwilym Cawrdaf), Isaac Llwyd (Gwyddon), John Athelstan Owen (Bardd Meirion), William Owen (Gwilym Glan Hafren), A. Pryse, John Roberts (Hersedd), Owen Williams (Waunfawr), William Williams (Gwalchmai), William Williams (Gwilym Cyfeiliog), etc.

Llyfr barddoniaeth 'Gwilym Cowlyd',

A 'poetical' exercise book of W. J. Roberts ('Gwilym Cowlyd') largely containing annotated transcripts of 'englynion' and other verses of the period 1820-1830 by Evan Evans ('Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'), William Jones ('Gwilym Cawrdaf'), Rowland Parry ('Ieuan Carn Dochan'), [William Williams] ('Gwilym Cyfeiliog'), Henry Griffith ('Hare Goch o Wynedd'), and Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'). The collection is based on information received from Mary Richards ('Mair Risiart'), Darowen Vicarage, and contains copious extracts from 'Y Begeryn', being a manuscript in her possession containing impromptu verses by visiting poets, etc. The volume also contains transcripts of two letters, the one from J[ohn] Parry ['Bardd Alaw'] to the Reverend T[homas] Richards, Aberrhiw, 1822 (the success of Evan Evans ['Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'] as candidate for North Wales for a medal), and the other from Evan Evans ['Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'] to the Reverend T[homas] Richards, Caerwys [1816] (the recipient's promotion to the living of Caerwys, etc.); a list of books bought of the administrator of W[illiam] L[ewis] Walker [rector of Trefriw], 1863; and poetry by 'Gwilym Cowlyd' partly described as 'Y Ffetan Ysmaldod'.

Gwilym Cowlyd, 1828-1904