Fonds GB 0210 MSABERAE - Aberaeron manuscripts

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Aberaeron manuscripts


  • [18 cent.]-[19 cent.] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

14 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

The manuscripts previously belonged to the late Thomas Davies (d. 1907), Compton House, Aberaeron.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mr Evan D. Jones, JP, 1909.

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Scope and content

Miscellaneous manuscripts from the library of Thomas Davies, Aberaeron, including sermons, poetry and accounts.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 609-623

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English
  • Latin
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh, Latin

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I(Aberystwyth, 1943).

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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

April 2005


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by SiĆ¢n Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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  • Text: Aberaeron Manuscripts.