The Welsh in Australia

Letters, diaries, etc.

  • AP GWILYM, Ifor. John Jones Pantperthog yn mynd i Awstralia. Y Faner 10.5.1991 12-13
  • AP GWILYM, Ifor. O Bantperthog i Melbourne. Y Goleuad 2.5.2003 1
  • COOK, Mairwen. Letters from Australia The Ogmore Valley Local History and Heritage Society Journal 1 (2000) 35-38
  • DAVEY, P. E. The diary of William Henry King, 1839-1925: teacher and preacher, the story of his life in Wales and Australia [Merrigum] : P. E. Davey , 2002. 104p Emigrated from Neath, Glamorganshire. The diary is located at NLW ex 2163
  • DAVIES, Daniel. Letters from Australia In Teyrnged: A tribute; essays & addresses by Lloyd Hughes; edited ... by Gweneth Lilly & David T. Jones. Llanfairfechan Historical Society, 1994. 120-123.
  • DAVIES, Keturah. Keturah's Diary. Keturah Davies (1837-1860) was a 23 year old Welsh girl from Eglwyswrw, Pembrokeshire who kept a detailed diary of events and observations during the 3½ month sea voyage aboard the Schah Jehan from Britain to Australia in 1860.
  • DAVIES, Owen. In search of gold: [letter from Owen Davies of Edern (from Spring Creek, Ovens Diggins) to John & David Davies of Liverpool, 23.9.1853] Yr Enfys 50 (Jan/Feb 1961) 17,27
  • EAMES, Aled. Y fordaith bell. Caernarfon: Gwasg Gwynedd, 1993 210p
  • EVANS, Robert. Account of a voyage to Australia in 1883. NLW Facs 431. Photocopy of typescript. Robert Evans (1857-1945 came from Rhyl, co. Flint.
  • EVANS, William. A letter to Australia 1888. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 16 ([August] 1988) 19-20

  • EVANS, William Meirion. Tair wythnos yn Liverpool a Chymru. Cylchgrawn Hanes y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd 7 (1983) 43-52. O dyddiadur 1865 tra ar ymweliad â Chymru
  • FROST, John. Letter to his wife from Port Arthur in Van Diemen's Land, his place of settlement. Manchester: A Heywood, 1840 4p
  • HASSAM, Andrew. No privacy for writing: shipboard diaries 1852-1879. Melbourne University Press, 1995 64-92. Maria Steley, born in Beaufort Hill, Monmouthshire, sailed on the Ariadne to Brisbane 1863/4. The original diary is in the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.
  • HUGHES, John. Llythyr Jac T Isha. Cylchgrawn Cymdeithas Hanes Teuluoedd Dyfed 52. (Rhag 1994) 69-70
  • HUMFFRAY, John Basson. Diary of J B Humffray on board the 'Star of the East' during a voyage to Australia, 1853; and other notes [7 July-15 Sep 1853] 146p. Original ms in Ballarat Historical Society's collection in The Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat. Xerox copy in La Trobe Library, State Library of Victoria, MS 7822
  • JENKINS, Joseph. Diary of a Welsh swagman 1869-1894; abridged and noted by William Evans. South Melbourne: Macmillan, 1975 xviii, 216p, map
  • JENKINS, Mary. Letters from Mary Jenkins of Pentwyn, Craigberthlwyd, Quakers' Yard, Llanfabon Parish, Glamorgan, to her son, Meshach, living in NSW Australia with his wife Catherine. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 4 ([August] 1984) 19-21, 5 ([December] 1984) 25-26, 6 ([April] 1985) 9-11, 8 ([December] 1985) 16
  • JONES, John Richard. Dyddiadur taith i Awstralia 1908. Yr Ysgub 259 (Awst-Medi 2003) t.[13]
  • JONES, Owen. Hen lythyron: Owen Jones, Forest Creek, Victoria, Awstralia, 12 Mai 1858 at Ebenezer Thomas 1802-63, Eben Fardd. Barn 162/3 (1976) 231-3
  • JONES, William. Nid aur popeth melyn. D. Arthur Smith. Nene 25 1 (Chwefror 2002) t.15. Llythyr 1863 oddi wrth William Jones, Talbot, Victoria.
  • MORRIS, Dafydd. Llythyr o Awstralia Yr Ysgub 205 (Hydref 1998) 6
  • PARRY, John Hanes fy nhaith o Gymru i Awstralia Eco'r Wyddfa 113 (Ebrill 1986) t6; 114 (Mai 1986) t.12-13; 115 (Mehefin 1986) t.6-7. Taith o Lundain i Townsville, Queensland (ar gyfer Charters Towers) ym 1886
  • PRICE, Robin Dwy chwaer o Feirionnydd ac Awstralia Llafar bro 282 (Chwefror 2001) 11 (I'w barhau)
  • ROBERTS, Elizabeth Grace (ed) Anglesey family letters 1840-1935 Liverpool: H. E. G. Roberts, 1976. 126, 14, XIIp, geneal. tables.
  • ROBERTS, G. A voyage to Australia. Gwreiddiau Gwynedd Roots 29 (Nov 1995) 4-6. Based on the 1881 diary of Robert William Thomas of Trawsfynydd
  • ROBERTS, R. Fred. Welsh settlement at Moora, Western Australia. Hel Achau 57 (Awst/August 1998) 30-33
  • THOMAS, Mary The diary and letters of Mary Thomas (1836-1866) being a record of the early days of South Australia; ed by Evan Kyffin Thomas. 2nd ed. Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co, 1915 ii, 162p
  • THOMAS, Mesac. Letters from Goulburn: a selection of letters from Mesac Thomas, first Bishop of Goulburn; ed by B. Thorn, Canberra: Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, 1964 84p
  • THOMAS, William. Hen lythyr. Taliesin 36 (Gorffennaf 1978) 73-80
  • TWAIN, Mark. A letter from Mark Twain. Brisbane: Shapcott Press, 1964 [7]p. Letter to Father David Morgan Jones, native of Wales. Original letter in the University of Queensland Library.
  • WARBURTON, David. Diary of a Welsh emigrant Country Quest August 1989 18-19. Selections from the log of Maurice Bowen, from Newtown, Powys, who emigrated in 1848

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