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Miscellaneous papers,

Miscellaneous papers, including an extract 'From the Mabinogion of Lady Guest' [cf. The Mabinogion ... translated with notes, by Lady Charlotte Guest (London, 1877), pp. 74-6], a list of early Welsh books (in the autograph of [Thomas Edw...

Guest, Charlotte, Lady, 1812-1895

Gweithiau Iolo Goch ...,

A copy of Charles Ashton: Gweithiau Iolo Goch gyda nodiadau hanesyddol a beirniadol (Croesoswallt, 1896), with annotations, some if not all by J. H. Davies. Inside the volume is a notebook probably in the autograph of Charles Ashton containing a l...

Catalogue of MSS and Books of Edw. Breese

A handsomely bound volume of manuscript entries and press cuttings entitled 'Catalogue of M.SS. and books of late Edw. Breese, F.S.A., Morva Lodge, Portmadoc'. Inset are a covering letter from Charles E. Breese, Portmadoc to J. H. Davies...

Press cuttings,

A number of miscellaneous press cuttings, including one or two book reviews. Among the subjects discussed are Thomas Stephens, Merthyr (obituary notice, etc.), 'Percy Bysshe Shelley - his life in Wales and Lynmouth', the diary of Morgan ...

Barddoniaeth,

A volume in the hand of J. H. Davies containing transcripts of Welsh poetry, mainly 'englynion', lists of the compositions of Welsh poets of the 14th-16th centuries (titles and first lines) and a few miscellaneous notes. Nearly all the c...

Barddoniaith Hirlas

A composite volume almost entirely in the hand of Daniel Silvan Evans containing Welsh metrical translations of poetry by Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Helen Herbert (Aberaeron), Edward Verity (St David's College, Lampeter), Lord Byron, [Johann Wo...

Evans, D. Silvan (Daniel Silvan), 1818-1903

An archaeological tour in Pembrokeshire

A volume (No. VI) in the autograph of the Rev. Henry James Vincent (1799-1865), vicar of St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire. The manuscript contains a description of 'an archaeological tour', which commenced 'Monday Augt 25 1862', from...

Vincent, Henry James, 1799-1865.

Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, etc.

A volume (No. V) in the autograph of the Rev. Henry James Vincent (1799-1865), vicar of St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire. The greater part of the manuscript relates to the life and work of Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, and contains extracts from his diar...

Vincent, Henry James, 1799-1865.

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...

Letters of John Jones (Tegid)

A volume made up of fourteen letters, 1819-1851, from John Jones (Tegid or Ioan Tegid, 1792-1852), Oxford and later Nevern, to various correspondents. The details are as follows: six letters, 1819-1826, to the Rev. Thomas Richards, Berriew (the ed...

Jones, John, 1792-1852

Transcripts by Peter Bailey Williams,

A holograph manuscript of Peter Bailey Williams containing annotated transcripts of 'awdlau', 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Goronwy Owen; letters of Goronwy Owen, Lewis Morris ('Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn'), and Wil...

Williams, P. B. (Peter Bailey), 1763-1836

Llanrug vestry book

Vestry book of the parish of Llanrug, Caernarvonshire, 1774-1829, with a list of overseers of the poor, 1792-1831, and a record of the population of Llanrug taken 3 June 1811. Some of the entries are in the autograph of the Reverend Peter Bailey W...

Letters of Griffith Jones, Llanddowror

A manuscript, now in two volumes, containing transcripts of letters, 1732-1738, from the Rev. Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, to Madam Bridget Bevan (cf. NLW MS 6137D), followed by a copy of one letter, 24 September 1734, from (Sir) John Phillips, Lo...

Jones, Griffith, 1683-1761

Commonplace Book of Rice Pierce, etc.

A composite volume consisting mainly of a commonplace book of Rice Pierce (ob. 1766), rector of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire. The contents include poetry in Welsh, English, and Latin by Rice Pierce; ecclesiastical precedents; lists of bishops of B...

Cwrtmawr Manuscripts,

  • GB 0210 CWRTMSS
  • Fonds
  • 1543-1923 (accumulated [1871]-[1926])

Manuscript collections containing original and transcribed poetry and prose, 1543-[20th century]; religious works, 1611-1914; biographies, chronicles, archaeological and historical notes, works on travel, folklore, recipes, grammars, vocabularies ...

John Humphreys Davies.

Mysteria Kabalae Bardicae,

A manuscript in the hand of Lewis Morris ('Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn; 1701-65) based on a volume entitled 'Mysteria Kabalae Bardicae' and on other sources quoted by the scribe. It contains poetry by Taliesyn, Merddin, Rhys fardd, Gronw ddu...

Barddoniaeth,

A manuscript in the hand of David Ellis, Cricieth, containing 'cywyddau' by Dafydd ddu o Hiraddyg, Dafydd Nanmor, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Tudyr Aled, Gutto'r Glynn, Sion Phylip, Ifan ap Tudyr Penllyn, Iolo Goch, Sion Tudyr, Wiliam Lleyn, ...

Llyfr Tesni,

An imperfect manuscript lettered 'Llyfr Tesni' containing astrological and other texts and tables, such as 'llyma y XII Arwydd', 'helynt yr wybyr' ('devddeg gwynt y sydd'), 'Arwyddion' based on the...

Crynodeb Catecism Doway,

The original manuscript of a text entitled 'Crynodeb Catechism Doway: wedi ei gymhwyso at gyrrhaeddiad plant a rhai dilen a'i gyfieithu i'r Frutaniaith er lles i drigolion Cymru'. Preceding the text is the Welsh alphabet ('...

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