Fonds GB 0210 MSDANJNS - Daniel Jones, Blaenhaul, manuscripts

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Daniel Jones, Blaenhaul, manuscripts


  • 1789-1929 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

5 volumes.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Daniel Jones (c. 1770-1821), poet, lived at Blaenhaul, Llanddewi Aber-arth, Cardiganshire. David Jones of Llan-non, Cardiganshire was the son of Daniel Jones.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

NLW MSS 21738-41B: Mr D. Elwyn Lloyd Jones, per Mr Dafydd Morris Jones; London; Donation; 1981.

NLW MS 21742A: Mr Dafydd Morris Jones; Aberaeron; Donation; 1981.

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Scope and content

Poetical compositions by Daniel Jones, together with miscellaneous papers including transcripts, correspondence, newspaper cuttings and a note relating to the births of his children. The transcribed material is largely by David Jones of Llan-non, son of Daniel Jones.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 21738-21742.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions (with a detailed index) are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

December 2005 and August 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999);

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