File NLW MS 10565B. - The parish of Aberystruth,

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NLW MS 10565B.


The parish of Aberystruth,


  • 1779 / (Creation)

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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.

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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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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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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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September 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

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);

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  • Text: NLW MS 10565B.