Fonds GB 0210 MSRTOWEN - Canon Trevor Owen Manuscripts,

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Canon Trevor Owen Manuscripts,


  • [1734x1916]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

18 vols.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Canon Richard Trevor Owen was vicar of Llangedwyn from 1869 to 1901 and vicar of Bodelwyddan from 1901 to 1916. He also served as secretary of the Cambrian Archaeological Association from 1879 to 1914 and as editor of Archaeologia Cambrensis from 1879 to 1885.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Ex libris Canon Trevor Owen; Bodelwyddan; Acquisition.

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Scope and content

Manuscripts, [1734x1916], accumulated by Canon Trevor Owen, including sermons; an article on the Lloyd family of Pale, Llandderfel; notebooks, correspondence and travel journals of Fanny Williams Wynn; a catalogue of the Wynnstay library; etc.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2771-2788.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Italian
  • French

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English, Welsh, Italian, French.

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See also NLW Canon Trevor Owen papers.

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Formerly known as Trevor Owen 1-18.


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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

November 2005.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description 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 I (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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  • Text: Canon Trevor Owen Manuscripts.