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Dr J. Lloyd Williams Music MSS and Papers
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Melus geingciau Deheubarth Cymru

A volume of melodies, [c. 1815], being the original of 'Melus Geingciau [sic] Deheubarth Cymru or The Melodies of South Wales' (f. 1), containing some fifty-six tunes collected by Ifor Ceri [?and others], some with words.The volume consi...

Jenkins, John, 1770-1829

John Morris Collection

A selection by J. Lloyd Williams of songs collected in the Ffestiniog and Trawsfynydd areas by John Morris of Blaenau Ffestiniog. A number have been published in the Journal of the Welsh Folk-Song Society.

Morris, John, of Blaenau Ffestiniog

R. E. Vaughan Roberts Collection

Folk songs, with annotations, collected mainly in the Bala area by R. E. Vaughan Roberts. The songs were published in Phyllis Kinney, 'Songs of R. E. Vaughan Roberts', Canu Gwerin / Folk Song, 19 (1996).

Roberts, R. E. Vaughan (Robert Ellis Vaughan), 1888-1962

Ylltyr Williams Collection

A tune-book, [1880-1884], which once belonged to Ylltyr Williams, Dolgellau, containing traditional harp tunes; together with transcripts by J. Lloyd Williams and others from the Ylltyr Williams Manuscripts, [1900x1940].

Williams, E. Ylltyr (Ellis Ylltyr), 1835-1911

Colwyn Bay and Carmarthen competitions

A selection by J. Lloyd Williams from collections of folk-songs entered for competition at Colwyn Bay Eisteddfod, 1910, including those of W. O. Jones ('Eos y Gogledd') and T. Soley Thomas. A manuscript music book containing selections f...

Jones, William Owen, 1868-1928

Rosaleen Graves Collection

Loose manuscript music sheets containing songs and melodies recorded by Rosaleen Graves, mainly in the Harlech area, September 1911; together with a manuscript music book in J. Lloyd Williams's hand bearing the name of Rosaleen Graves and con...

Graves, Rosaleen

Caernarfon Eisteddfod, 1921

A manuscript music book containing a list of songs entered by 'Eos y Gogledd' for competition at Caernarfon Eisteddfod, 1921, and a few English tunes and hymn tunes; together with 45 songs, some apparently annotated in the hand of Mary D...

Davies, Mary, 1855-1930


Collections of folk songs, some of which were entered for competition at the London Eisteddfod, 1909, and another group for the Carmarthen Eisteddfod, 1911, the latter containing annotations by Mary Davies. Folk songs from various other sources ar...

Davies, Mary, 1855-1930

Published material

J. Lloyd Williams's copies of published collections of folk songs, including New Song Book : Llyfr Canu Newydd, for Schools and General Use, Part 1: Score, (1929); J. Lloyd Williams and L. D. Jones (Llew Tegid), Alawon Gwerin Cymru : Welsh Fo...

Hymn tune index

A card index compiled by J. Lloyd Williams, listing the titles of hymn tunes, including sol-fa notation and sometimes the words of hymns. This sequence is followed by an index to journals relating to Welsh music and collections of early Welsh poet...

Hymn tunes

A number of hymn tunes, psalms and related notes and press cuttings, [1840], [1906x1930], mostly in J. Lloyd Williams's hand but also including notes by Mary Davies and a few related letters, 1918-1929, from others. Notes of a lecture entitle...

Davies, Mary, 1855-1930

Welsh Folk-Song Society

Miscellaneous papers, including notes by A. G. Gilchrist on songs which appeared in the third volume of the Journal; and a few songs and tunes from various manuscript and printed sources, mainly in J. Lloyd Williams's hand.

Gilchrist, Anne Geddes, 1864-1954

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