Fonds GB 0210 MSWWILL - William Williams & Myfi Williams MSS,

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William Williams & Myfi Williams MSS,


  • 1835-1934. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

5 volumes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

William Williams was minister at Maengwyn Welsh Presbyterian church, Machynlleth and Derwenlas, between 1951 and 1985. He was married to Myfi Williams, who died in 1986.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Miss Lona Gwilym; Machynlleth; Donation; 1986

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, 1835-1934, relating largely to Montgomeryshire which include poor-rate assessments for Penegoes, 1835-1836; account books of Rhydyfelin Friendly Society, Melinbyrhedyn, 1856-1913; a manuscript of Richard Bennett relating to Methodism in Cemmaes; and an autograph album, 1885-1895.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 22323-22327.

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Conditions governing access

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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Related units of description

See also NLW typescript volume Minor Lists and Summaries 1987, pp. 128-30; NLW William & Myfi Williams Papers; NLW MS 24048C.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2005 and July 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999);

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