File NLW MS 13907B - Katheryn of Berain

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NLW MS 13907B


Katheryn of Berain


  • 1902-[c. 1934] (Creation)

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viii, 34 ff. (paginated 1-42 continued to end) ; 220 x 140 mm.

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Arthur Foulkes-Roberts (1864-1941) of Denbigh was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Denbigh. He and his brother R.D. Roberts transcribed various parish registers, tombstone inscriptions, church memorials, probate, episcopal and diocesan records, mostly from Denbighshire and Flintshire.

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A volume containing an offprint of Sir John Ballinger, 'Katheryn of Berain, a study in North Wales family history', Y Cymmrodor, 40 (1929), 1-42, which was given to R. D. Roberts by the author in 1929 in recognition of the help he received while correcting the proofs (see inside front cover, ff. i verso-iv). Genealogical and biographical notes on the Salesbury and related families, [c. 1934], in the hand of R. D. Roberts, occur on ff. ii verso-iv, pp. 2, 45-54 and genealogical tables I-III, together with press cuttings, 1930-1933, relating to Katheryn of Berain and Mrs Hester Piozzi tipped in on pp. 55-56, photographs of Plas Berain, Llanefydd, Denbighshire (3), 1906-1923, pasted on f. iv verso and inside back cover, and cuttings from William R. Owen, Catalogue of the loan collection of Welsh antiquities ... (Liverpool, 1902) tipped in on f. viii (see MS 13910B). Letters to R. D. Roberts from Sir John Ballinger (6), 1928-1929, and A. Foulkes-Roberts (1), 1931, are tipped in on the front coverand on ff. i verso-iii, iv and v verso.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 13907B

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