Fonds GB 0210 MSPEMBDEV - Pembrokeshire devotional manuscripts,

Identity area

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Pembrokeshire devotional manuscripts,


  • 1814-1850. (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

3 volumes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Rev. David Bateman (1807-1886) was minister of Rhosycaerau Independent chapel at St Nicholas, Pembrokeshire.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Museum of Welsh Life, per Mr Arwyn Lloyd Hughes, archivist; St Fagans; Donation; March 1997; A1997/41.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Devotional works, 1814-1850, of Pembrokeshire provenance comprising a volume of sermon notes, 1848-1850, of the Rev. David Bateman; and copies of Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, Esponiad Byr ar Gatecism yr Eglwys (4th ed., London, 1778) and Telyn y Cristion (Carmarthen, [1830]), both annotated by their owners with verses, memoranda, etc.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 23478-23580A.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • Welsh
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Notes area


Title based on contents.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940, 1953; Cronfa Capeli on-line site, viewed 18 May 2009;

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