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A notebook of some ecclesiastic connected with St. David's, Written in about 1730-1740

MS. Gough Wales 4

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A notebook of some ecclesiastic connected with St. David's, probably Edw. Yardley, archdn. of Cardigan, whose armorial bookplate, dated 1739, is in the volume: the chief contents, other than extracts from printed books and ordinary lists relating to St. David's, are:
  1. Fols. 24v, 59v. some Welsh pedigrees
  2. Fol. 31v. lists of officials connected with the cathedral of St. David's from 1116
  3. Fols. 41, 42. notes and a plan of Aberglasney chapel
  4. Fol. 45v. an abridgement of John Davies' Welsh grammar, published in 1621


  • Written in about 1730-1740


93 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Wales 4

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 18297

Custodial History

Owned by G (eorge) S (cott) in 1772.

Physical Facet

On paper


5 5/8 × 3 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom