File NLW MS 12646C. - Notes and sketches by the Reverend Elias Owen, etc.,

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NLW MS 12646C.


Notes and sketches by the Reverend Elias Owen, etc.,


  • [1860x1900] / (Creation)

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Miscellaneous notes and sketches ? by the Reverend Elias Owen [for whom see the two preceding manuscripts], including sermon notes; notes on some archaic words, phrases, etc., of Montgomeryshire; a brief note on the rood loft in Derwen parish church [co. Denbigh]; notes on ‘Ffynnon Vair’, and the ruined chapel of that name in the parish of St. Asaph [co. Flint], being largely extracts from Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1st series, vol. 11, pp. 261-7; pencil sketches of the interior and exterior of Gweddelwern parish church [co. Merioneth]; and copies of memorial inscriptions, etc., in the last named church. Also a holograph letter from [the Reverend] Elias Owen, from Efenechtyd Rectory, to Mr. Pennington, 1887 (the finding of recipient’s certificate, a request for his reports for 1885-7); notes on Christ College, Brecon; a list of Wynn portraits at Nerquis Hall [? co. Flint]; and a note headed ‘Rev. Elias Owen in account with R. Williams - Selections from the Hengwrt MSS’; these last three items not being in the hand of Elias Owen.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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For further material of or relating to the Reverend Elias Owen see also NLW MSS 12644D-12645C.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 12646C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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