File NLW Facs 985 - Photocopy of letter appointing headmaster of Ponterwyd school

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NLW Facs 985


Photocopy of letter appointing headmaster of Ponterwyd school


  • 2004 (Creation)

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John Phillips (1810-1867), born at Pontrhydfendigaid, Cardiganshire, was a Calvinistic Methodist minister and the first Principal of the Bangor Normal College.

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Donated by Mr Basil Phillips Griffiths, Pontyclun, August 2004.; 0200409411

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A photocopy of a letter written to Mr James Mills of Newtown, dated 1 January 1861, appointing him to the 'Mastership' of Ponterwyd British School, from the Rev. John Phillips, Moderator of the Calvinistic Methodist Church of Wales and founder of Bangor Normal College.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Original in possession of Basil Phillips Griffiths, Pontyclun.

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Preferred citation: NLW Facs 985

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