File 859C. - Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, etc.

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Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, etc.


  • [c. 1860] (Creation)

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164 ff. ; 210 x 170 mm.

Between boards, secured with tape; 'No. V' (ink on front cover).

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The Rev. Henry J. Vincent (1799-1865) was born and raised in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. He was Vicar of St. Dogmael's, Pembrokeshire, from 1825 until his death on 11 June 1865. As an antiquarian he was an active member of the Cambrian Archaeological Association and contributed to its journal Archaeologia Cambrensis.

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A volume (No. V) in the autograph of the Rev. Henry James Vincent (1799-1865), vicar of St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire. The greater part of the manuscript relates to the life and work of Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, and contains extracts from his diary and his letters to Madam Bevan. The remainder of the manuscript contains notes on Theophilus Evans, David Williams, founder of the Literary Fund, and Maurice Morgan and also a description, with particular reference to matters of historical and archaeological interest, of the Llanfyrnach, Clydey and Cilrhedyn area of Pembrokeshire.

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English, Welsh.

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See also Cwrtmawr MS 858C (No.VI in the series); NLW MS 5603B (No. I); and NLW ex 2909 (9 volumes, including Nos II-IV, VIII-IX).

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Preferred citation: 859C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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