Thomas Rowland Roberts (Asaph) Letters
Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS ASA
Title: Thomas Rowland Roberts (Asaph) Letters
Short title: Thomas Rowland Roberts (Asaph) Letters
Dates of creation: 1901 March 22 - 1911 October 17
Level of description: fonds
Extent and medium: 18 items
Name of creator(s): Thomas Rowland Roberts, also known as Asaph
Administrative and biographical history: Born in St. Asaph, Flintshire, 1857?, Thomas Rowland Roberts worked in Caernarfon as a clerk in a solicitors office, acting as a translator and short-hand secretary. In 1909 he started his own accountancy business in Colwyn Bay.
He was editor of the Genedl Gymreig for a short while and author of several books, including Barddoniaeth Edmwnd Prys, Archddiacon Meirionydd , (1899) and Eminent Welshmen a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen who have attained distinction from the earliest times to the present , (1908). He died in 1940.
Scope and content: Letters written to Thomas Rowland Roberts from various correspondents, 1901 - 1911, including Trebor Aled; Gabriel Hughes, Rhyl; Rev. John Owen, Cricieth, to name but a few. The subjects vary from the history of notables from Rhyl, to the burial places of various individuals.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
Conditions governing access: Open to all users.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.
Finding aids: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 15625 - 15642
Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2002.
Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines
Date(s) of description: Prior to 16-11-2004