- [1550x1800]. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Peniarth MS 327i Extent: 263 ff. : Dimensions: 158 to 329 x 126 to 235 mm. Peniarth MS 327ii Extent: 334 pp. (foliated and paginated 3 blank ff. + ii ff. + 318 pp. + 3 ff.) : Dimensions: 106 x 131 to 324 x 207 mm. Peniarth MS 327iii Extent: 448 pp. (foliated and paginated 3 blank ff. + 442 pp.) : Dimensions: 152 x 103 to 330 x 213 mm. Peniarth MS 327i :Bound in green morocco. Peniarth MSS 327ii & iii :Rebound at NLW. Many leaves are very fragile.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The manuscript is in three parts: the first part comprises letters to Hugh and Gruffudd Nanney, Robert Howel Vaughan, Mrs Baker, the Reverend Lloyd of Rug and others; the second part includes genealogical fragments and letters to and from Rhys Cain, Siôn Cain, Robert Vaughan and others; the third part includes a collection of poetry in Welsh by various poets including Siôn Cain.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A detailed list of the manuscript's contents may be found in J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. I (London, 1898-1905), 1124-1126.
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly numbered 529.
Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 327 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].