NLW MS 10565B.
The parish of Aberystruth,
- 1779 / (Creation)
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Name of creator
The volume bears the autograph of Edmund Watkins, 1779. On the front end-paper is pasted a fly-leaf bearing the holograph inscription 'Edmund Jones his book' taken from a copy of Theophilus Dorrington: A View of the Principles of the Lutheran Churches, 2nd ed., London, 1714.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr J. Kyrle Fletcher; Newport; Purchase; 1936
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A copy of A Geographical, Historical, and Religious Account of the Parish of Aberystruth: in the County of Monmouth ... By Edmund Jones. Trevecka, 1779.
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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVIII, 228.
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Related units of description
For souces which mention A Geographical, Historical, and Religious Account of the Parish of Aberystruth ..., see Edgar Phillips: Edmund Jones "The Old Prophet" (London, 1959), p. 76; NLW MS 6359D, which contains lecture notes relating to Edmund Jones and which mentions the work on f. 4; and Eirlys Gruffydd, 'Y Parchedig Edmund Jones: Yr Hen Broffwyd o'r Transh' in Llafar Gwlad Rhif 87 (January 2005), p. 12.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10565B.
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- Jones, Edmund, 1702-1793 (Creator)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Edgar Phillips: Edmund Jones "The Old Prophet" (London, 1959);