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Miscellaneous letters and papers

  • NLW MS 23699E.
  • File
  • [early 18 cent.]-1998

A collection of miscellaneous letters and papers, [early 18 cent.]-1998, purchased or received by donation from various sources by the National Library of Wales during the period 1997-2004, and bound as one volume. A list of contents has been plac...

Miscellaneous papers,

  • NLW MS 21820F.
  • File
  • 1715-1985

Papers, 1715-1985, of miscellaneous provenance, including a brief memoir [watermark 1794] of Richard Wilson by Joseph Farington, apparently unpublished (ff. 5-7); a transcript of the regulations, 1795, regarding the charges for crossing the ferry ...

Farington, Joseph, 1747-1821

Glamorgan deeds and papers

  • NLW MS 13927E.
  • File
  • 1724-1834

A volume containing miscellaneous documents relating to Glamorgan, including a letter, 1780, from the bailiffs of Cardiff to the portreeve and burgesses of Loughor concerning a parliamentary election (f. ii); transcripts or abstracts of title deed...

Lewis Morris' De Historia Piscium

  • NLW MS 24052E.
  • File
  • 1740-[1747]

The second edition (or reissue), [1740], of Francis Willughby's De Historia Piscium Libri Quatuor (Oxford, 1686) [ESTC N51867, where it is dated c. 1743]. The work is made up of the De Historia Piscium Libri Quatuor (ff. 2-177), together with...

Morris, Lewis, 1701-1765.


  • NLW MS 770A
  • File
  • 1743

A manuscript containing transcripts of sermons, 1743, by Griffith Jones, Llanddowror, possibly in the same hand as NLW MS 85A.

Jones, Griffith, 1683-1761

Quaker's journal,

  • NLW MS 23002A.
  • File
  • 1747-1750

A journal of John Griffith (1713-1776) of co. Radnor and Pennsylvania, Quaker, recording his voyage from America to England, 1747-1748 (ff. 2-13, 67v); his itinerary of England and Wales, visiting Quaker meetings and including a visit to his mothe...

Griffith, John, 1713-1776.

A Catalogue of the Representatives in Parliament for Wales

  • NLW MS 23938B.
  • File
  • [1747x1748]

A manuscript volume, [1747x1748], written by an unidentified scribe, entitled 'A Catalogue of the Representatives in Parliament for the Counties & Boroughs In Wales From the first returns of them A[nn]o 1542 to this present Parliament Con...

Commonplace book

  • NLW MS 23702A.
  • File
  • 1750-1758

A manuscript volume, 1750-1758, compiled by Henry Young, perhaps of Tregaron, Cardiganshire, containing commonplace entries including notes on astronomy, astrology, physiology, weather lore (ff. 1 verso-3 verso) and Biblical and historical materia...

Young, Henry, b. 1738.

The Dolobran Pedigree

  • NLW MS 15348F.
  • File
  • 1753

The pedigree of the Lloyd family of Dolobran, Montgomeryshire, from the sixth to the eighteenth centuries, compiled by Charles Lloyd, November 1753.

Lloyd, Charles, b. 1697

Goronwy Owen: Llythyr

  • NLW MS 5572D
  • File
  • [?1753]

An incomplete autograph letter, ?1753, from Goronwy Owen (1723-1769) to Lewis Morris (1701-1765), enclosing Cywydd y Calan.

Owen, Goronwy, 1723-1769?

Staffordshire architect's account book

  • NLW MS 16635B
  • File
  • 1754-1756

Account book, 1754-1756, of Charles Cope Trubshaw, architect, builder and mason, relating to work carried out mostly in Staffordshire.The volume contains accounts, with notes and memoranda, January 1754-February 1756 (ff. 1-70); and estimates, not...

Trubshaw, Charles Cope, 1715-1772.

Commonplace book

  • NLW MS 24115C.
  • File
  • 1754-1933 (mostly [1850s]-1898)

Commonplace book, [1850s]-1898, of the Rev. William Rees, curate of St John-juxta-Swansea, Glamorgan (1848-1861), and vicar of Bettws, Carmarthenshire (1861-1865), and Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire (1865-1898), containing quotations and other transcr...

Rees, William, 1823-1898


  • NLW MS 22070B.
  • File
  • 1756-1909

The diary, 1756-1760, of John Thomas, Tre-main, co. Cardigan, a teacher at Griffith Jones's Circulating Schools, recording his spiritual pilgrimage and including an account of his conversion experience in 1757 (ff. 33-5) as well as his soul-s...

Thomas, John, 1733-1784.

Miscellaneous letters and papers

  • NLW MS 23981E.
  • File
  • 1757-1993 (mostly 1872-1993)

A collection of miscellaneous letters and papers, 1757-1993, purchased or received by donation from various sources by the National Library of Wales during the period June 2008-May 2013 and boxed as one volume.

Day book of Thomas Jones, Pencerrig

  • File
  • 1758-1797

Day book, 1788-1797, of the artist Thomas Jones, Pencerrig, relating to the Pencerrig estate in the parish of Llanelwedd, Radnorshire, recording details of payments received for rents, tithes and farm produce, and of payments made to servants and ...

Jones, Thomas, 1742-1803.

Barddoniaeth a nodiadau

  • NLW MS 13691C.
  • File
  • 1773-1842

A copy of Rhys Jones's book Gorchestion Beirdd Cymru .... (Amwythig, 1773), including transcripts of poetry and annotations by the Reverend Walter Davies, 'Gwallter Mechain'. Some of the items appear to have been transcribed from Ll...

Jones, Rhys, 1713-1801

Barddoniaeth John Jones, Llanddeiniolen, &c.

  • NLW MS 13947B.
  • File
  • [1774]-1791

A volume entitled 'Casgliad [o] Gywyddau Englynion Cerddi a Charolau o Waith John Jones Athraw ysgol yn Llanddeiniolen Sir Gaernarfon', comprising Welsh poetry in strict and free metres in the hand of John Jones, Llanddeiniolen (fl. seco...

Lord Lyttleton's Journey through Part of Wales

  • NLW MS 15409B.
  • File
  • [18 cent, last ¼]

A booklet containing transcripts, [18 cent, last ¼], of two letters, dated 6 July 1755 [sic] at Bryn Kyr [Brynkir], Caernarvonshire (ff. 1-10), and 14 July 1755 [sic] at Shrewsury (ff. 10 verso-16), from George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton, oste...

Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron, 1709-1773.

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