File NLW MS 9666A. - Radnorshire & Breconshire mineral springs

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NLW MS 9666A.


Radnorshire & Breconshire mineral springs


  • [1872x1933] (Creation)

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Colonel Sir Joseph Alfred Bradney ('Achydd Glan Troddi'; 1859-1933), historian, of Tal-y-coed Court, Llanfihangel Ystern Llewern, Monmouthshire, served in many capacities in both military and civic rĂ´les. He was the author of A History of Monmouthshire (London, 1904-1932) and A History of the Free Grammar School in the parish of Llantilio-Crossenny (London, 1924) and editor of Llyfr Baglan (London, 1910) and of reprints of several Monmouthshire parish registers.

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A copy of Pryse's Handbook to the Radnorshire & Breconshire Mineral Springs: With Various Descriptive Journeys and Excursions Therefrom to Numerous Places of Interest in Central Wales (Llanidloes, 1872), with identifications and additions, transcribed from A Journey to Llandrindod Wells, 2nd edn (1746), in the autograph of Sir Joseph Bradney.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVI, 160.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 9666A.

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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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June 2008.


  • English



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

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