File NLW MS 10070C. - John Orlando Parry,

Identity area

Reference code

NLW MS 10070C.


John Orlando Parry,


  • 1825-1867 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

John Orlando Parry (1810-1879) was an actor, singer, composer, entertainer and artist. He was the son of John Parry (Bardd Alaw).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Diaries, January-May 1831, and 31 December 1866-31 December 1867, scraps of music, 1825-1828, a draft theatre bill, 1826, by John Orlando Parry, actor and entertainer.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVII, 188.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

For other diaries of John Orlando Parry, see NLW MS 4929A (1852) and NLW MSS 17716B-17740D (1831-1870).

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 10070C.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

July 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places

Physical storage

  • Text: NLW MS 10070C.