File NLW MSS 11247D, 11248-11252B - Scrapbooks,

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NLW MSS 11247D, 11248-11252B




  • 1884-1910 / (Creation)

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Six scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings and manuscript notes compiled by the Reverend John Evans, Liverpool, approximately during the period 1884-1910. They contain accounts of religious and public meetings in Liverpool and elsewhere (e.g. the Liverpool Institute prize distribution, 1884, the opening of the Liverpool Overhead Railway, 1893); obituaries (e.g. Thomas Rees, D.D., Swansea, 1885, Edward Stephen ('Tanymarian'), 1885, Edward Matthews, Ewenny, 1892, John Hughes, D.D., Caernarvon, 1893, John Evans ('Eglwys Bach'), 1897, Thomas Gee, Denbigh, 1898, Dr. Joseph Parry, 1903, etc.); sermons and addresses (e.g. by Principal Thomas Charles Edwards, John Phillips, Bangor, Owen Evans, D.D., London, H. Elvet Lewis ('Elfed'), etc.); poetry, generlaly in the form of 'in memoriam' verses; portraits; rules of Rose Place Day School, Liverpool, established in 1844; a table of events in the history of Tabernacle Congregational Church, Liverpool, from 1800 to 1907; a history of Chatham Street Calvinistic Methodist Church, Liverpool, from 1839 to 1910; Brief Sketch of the past & present of Denbigh Castle (n.d.), etc. The volumes are indexed.

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  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English.

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See also NLW MSS 11232-11246B, which contain fifteen notebooks, 1896-1913, of John Evans, Liverpool recording visits to Welsh patients at Liverpool hospitals and elsewhere in his capacity of Calvinistic Methodist Town Missionary.

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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 11247D, 11248-11252B

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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



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