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Derfel, R. J. (Robert Jones), 1824-1905.
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Letters relating to R. J. Derfel,

Over thirty letters, 1942-4, to T. J. Roberts relating to his study of R. J. Derfel and including letters from R. T. Jenkins (2) 1942-3, David James Jones ('Gwenallt') (4) 1944, Edward R. Pease (2) 1943, and T. Hudson Williams (1) 1943. Also included are letters, 1911-13, from T. E. Nicholas to R. J. Derfel's son Edward (1) 1911, and daughter Jane (4) 1911-13, and a letter, 1914, to T. E. Nicholas from the Reverend Benjamin Humphreys, Felin-foel.


The sixth of seven volumes of about six hundred letters mainly addressed to Thomas Gee and relating to a variety of subjects particularly in the fields of education, temperance reform, religious movements, and political questions. -- The principal correspondents are Gethin Davies, 1884; R. J. Derfel, 1868; Dr. Lewis Edwards, 1837; Margaret Evans, Denbigh, 1837; Alec. Gordon Fraser, 1842; Edward Williams Gee, 1837; Mary Ann Gee, 1837; Robert Foulkes Gee; Sarah Gee, 1837; Thomas Gee, senior, 1837; Thomas Gee, 1837-97; D. Lloyd George, 1891-1913; John Griffith ('Y Gohebydd'), 1869; J. Towyn Jones, 1898.

Llythyrau, J-K

Letters addressed to John Ceiriog Hughes mainly on literary and eisteddfodic matters. The correspondents (J-K) include Daniel James (Gwyrosydd), 1886, J. Spinther James, 1870, David Watkin Jones (Dafydd Morganwg), 1871-1880, John Athanasius Jones (Athan Fardd), 1867, Humphrey Bradley Jones (Garmonydd), 1867, John Jones (Idris Fychan), 1865-1886, John Bowen Jones, 1867, Owen Wynne Jones (Glasynys), Robert Jones, Rotherhithe, 1875-1877, Robert Isaac Jones (Alltud Eifion), 1867, Robert Jones Derfel, 1863-1866, Thomas Gruffydd Jones (Tafalaw Bencerdd), 1862, Thomas Jones (Taliesin o Eifion), Thomas Tudno Jones (Tudno), 1870, William Jones (Gwrgant), 1860-1870, and James Kenward (Elfynydd), 1862.

T. J. Roberts: papers relating to R. J. Derfel,

Notebooks and papers of T. J. Roberts, 1942-c. 1955, containing research material relating to his study of R. J. Derfel, including transcripts of articles by, and letters to, R. J. Derfel, MS 23453 containing a catalogue of press cuttings and other material found in MSS 23454-23457 (ff. 1-2) and also in MSS 23443, 23446-23450 (ff. 14 verso-24 verso inverted text).

T. J. Roberts, R. J. Derfel and others.

'Bywyd a gwaith R. J. Derfel',

A typescript essay on the life and work of Robert Jones Derfel, for which Owain Llewelyn Owain was awarded a prize at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Old Colwyn, 1941, under the pseudonym 'Cynfrig Hir'.

Owain Llewelyn Owain.