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Cwrtmawr Manuscripts, Traditional medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
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Medical prescriptions, etc.

A late eighteenth and early nineteenth century manuscript of Thomas Davies containing medical recipes and prescriptions, notes on the treatment of diseases and on the virtues of herbs, and a few miscellaneous notes and extracts. The contents have ...

Sermons,

A volume of sermon notes bearing the name 'Richard Foulkes Dimbuch (crossed out) Ebrill 12 1813', above which J. H. Davies has written in pencil 'Richard Foulkes (1784-1823)' [i.e. 'Silas Glandyfrdwy', Baptist ministe...

Miscellanea,

A notebook partly in the hand of Mary Richards containing miscellaneous material e.g. Welsh and English verses, one series being by 'R[ichard] Richards Vicar Meifod', 1820; medical recipes; 'A List of Subscribers towards paying Rent...

Prescription book of John Harries,

A prescription book of John Harri[e]s (d. 1839), astrologer, medicine-man, and 'conjurer' ('dyn hysbys'), of Pant-coy, Cwrtycadno, Carmarthenshire. The contents are based partly, if not wholly, on what the writer describes as &...