Fonds GB 0210 MSTIMDAV - Timothy Davis (of Coventry and Evesham) Manuscripts,

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Timothy Davis (of Coventry and Evesham) Manuscripts,


  • [1705x1924] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

13 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Rudolf Davis, grandson of Timothy Davis; Gloucester; Donation; 1924

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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.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

December 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

Archivist's note

The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951);

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  • Text: Timothy Davis (of Coventry and Evesham) Manuscripts.