- [1705x1924] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Timothy Davis (1779-1860) was the second son of David Davis ('Dafis Castell Hywel'). He was co-pastor with his father of the Unitarian church of Llwynrhydowen from 1802 to 1810, after which he left for Coventry, then, in 1819, for Evesham.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Rudolf Davis, grandson of Timothy Davis; Gloucester; Donation; 1924
Content and structure area
Scope and content
This collection mainly comprises the journals of Timothy Davis, together with miscellaneous papers belonging to David Davis, Castell Hywel, father of Timothy Davis, and also correspondence of David Davis of Neath.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 5487-5499.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Davis, Timothy, 1779-1860 -- Archives. (Subject)
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Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
This description was 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 II (Aberystwyth, 1951);