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Welsh Emigration Bibliography: Other Countries - Books

Other: Australia, New Zealand, India, Egypt, Nigeria, Mexico, Tahiti, Sierra Leone, Guyana, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, China, West Indies

Histories of emigration

Ashton, E. T. (Elwyn T.), The Welsh in New Zealand (Shoreham: E.T. Ashton, 1986) WG4.6.A

Cardell, Kerry and Cliff Cumming, A world turned upside down: cultural change on Australia’s goldfields 1851-2001 (Lennox Crossing: Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, 2001) WG4.6.W

Griffiths, T. Elwyn, Seren y Dwyrain : hanes dechreuad y cylchgrawn a'r bywyd Cymreig yn y Dwyrain Canol (Bala : Gwasg y Bala, 1955) WG4.6.G

Humphries, John, The man from the Alamo: why the Welsh Chartist uprising of 1839 ended in a massacre (St, Athan: Wales Books / Glyndwr Publishing, 2004) WG4.6.H

Williams, Elwyn, Oyinbo banki: a white chief’s Nigerian odyssey (Pen-y-groes, Gwynedd: Elna, 1996) WG4.6.W

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Biographies of Welsh emigrants

Bowen, John, Memorials of John Bowen, LL.D., late Bishop of Sierra Leone, compiled from his letters and journals by his sister. (London: Nisbet, 1862) WG5.5.B

Davies, J. Timothy, Bywgraffiad byr fel teyrnged o Barch i goffadwriaeth y diweddar Barchedig William Jenkyn Jones, M.A., Llydaw, 1852-1925 (Llandrindod Wells: C.C. Hughes, printer, 1925) WG5.3.J

Griffith, G. Wynne, Cofiant cenhades, Miss J. Helen Rowlands, M.A., D. Litt., (Helen O Fôn) (Llyfrfa’r Methodistaid Calfinaidd, 1961) WG5.5.R

Griffiths, Rhys Lewis, Y bara gwell: John Davies, Tahiti, 1772-1855, cenhadwr, athro, ysgolhaig (London: Cyngor Cenhadol Unedig Cymru, 1955) WG5.5.D

Jones, Siân Wyn, O Gamddwr i Gairo: hanes y brodyr Davies Bryan, 1851-1935 (Wrecsam: Llyfrau’r Bont, 2004) WG4.6.J

Kranjc, Elaine (ed.) The Geelong Welsh: a record of some 19th century families (Geelong Family History Group Inc., [1995?]) Folio WG4.6.G

Phillips, Bethan, Pity the swagman: the Australian odyssey of a Victorian diarist (Aberystwyth: Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion, 2001.) WG4.6.J

Pope, Dudley, Harry Morgan’s way: the biography of Sir Henry Morgan 1635-1984 (London: Alison Press 1977) WG4.2.M

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Descriptions of travel and emigration experience

Griffith, William, Anturiaethau Cymro yn Affrica: sef hanes taith i feusydd aur Mashonaland a Matabeleland. Llyfr cyntaf (Caernarfon: Cwmni y Cyhoeddwyr Cymreig, 1912) WG16.71.G

Griffiths, John, Penygraig, Profiad ar y môr (Tonypandy: Evans a Short, 1908) WG16.71.G

Jenkins, Joseph and Williams Evans (ed.), Diary of a Welsh swagman 1869-1894 (South Melbourne, Victoria: Macmillan, 1975) WG4.6.J

Mils, John, Palestina: sef Hanes Taith I ymweled ag Iuddewon Gwlad Canaan (Llanidloes: Richard Mills, 1858) WG2.7.M

Rees, T.I. (Thomas Ifor), Illimani yn nhiroedd y gorllwin teithiau ac atgofion / T. Ifor Rees (Aberystwyth : Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion, 1964) WG6.3.R

Wilkins, Edward, Profiad yn nghyd a hanes taith Edward Wilkins o Cross Hands, Llanelli, i Cape Town, Deheudir Affrica. (Llanelli: Griffiths, Chapman a Phillips, printers, 1910) WG4.6.W

Williams, Hugh, Robinson Crusoe Cymreig: sef, hanes mordaith i Australia, preswyliad yn y coedwigoedd, anturiaethau yn y cloddfeydd aur, ynghyda dychweliad crefyddol yr awdwr (Caernarfon: cyhoeddwyd gan John Williams, gynt Williams & Hughes, 1857?) WG4.6.W

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Geographically- and genealogically-specific studies

Ellis, Bryn, Australian Williams (Birmingham: Quercus, 1995) WG4.6.W

Jones, Sian Wyn, O Gamddwr i Gairo : hanes y brodyr Davies Bryan, 1851-1935 (Wrecsam : Llyfrau'r Bont, 2004) WG4.6.J

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Welsh religious influence

Beckingsale, J., Cipdrem i China - sefyllfa gwragedd yno (London: [s.n.], 1906) WG30(1906)

Davies, John, The history of the Tahitian Mission, 1799-1830: with supplementary papers from the correspondence of the missionaries ([Cambridge]: Published for the Hakluyt Society at Cambridge University Press, 1961) WG5.5.D

Davies, John, Hanes mordaith y Parch. John Davies (cenhadwr yn Ynys Tahiti) i ynysoedd Rapa, Raivavae, a Tupuai, yn Mor y Deau, o Ionawr y 14eg, hyd Mawrth y 5ed, 1826 / wedi ei ysgrifenu yn Gymraeg ganddo ef ei hun, a’i anfon at John Hughes, gweinidog yr efengyl yn Mhont-Robert, Sir Drefaldwyn. (Llanfair-Caer-Einion: Eur Wasg; Argraffwyd gan R. Jones, 1827) WG5.5.D

Davies, William, Dyddiadur y Parch. William Davies, pan ydoedd yn genadwr yn Sierra Leone, rhandir Orllewinol Affrica: yn cynnwys peth hanes am y wlad, a’i thrigolion: llwyddiant crefydd yn mhlith y Negroaid; dull y llywodraethau: ansawdd yr hin, &c. &c. (Abertawy: argraffwyd gan John Williams, 1829) WG37(1829)

James, R. Watcyn, John Davies, Tahiti: an example of the missionary awareness of the early Welsh Calvinistic Methodists ([s.l.]: [s.n.], 1986) Folio WG5.5.D

Jones, Seth, Crefydd yr ail filltir: pregethau y diweddar Barch Seth Jones (Llangollen: argraffwyd gan W. Williams, 1908) WG5.3.J

Lloyd, Elizabeth M., Hanes Assam (Carnarvon: C.M. Book-Room, D. O’Brien Owen, 1916) WG5.5.L

Williams, Jay G (Jay Gomer), Songs of praises: Welsh-rooted churches beyond Britain (Clinton, NY: Gwenfrewi Santes Press, 1996) Folio WG4.6.W

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Welsh festivals abroad

Benjamin, M. Gwyn, A history of the Cambrian (Welsh) Society of South Australia, incorporated [1927-1982 ([Warradale]: [s.n.], [1982]) Folio WG4.6.B

[List of subjects of the Witwatersrand Cambrian Society’s Grand Annual Eisteddfod, 1899, 1908, 1909, 1917]

Jones, Ivor Wynne, The Cairo Eisteddfod: and other Welsh adventures in Egypt (Llanrwst: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2003) WG4.6.J

Programme of the Witwatersrand Cambrian Society’s Grand Annual Eisteddfod, to be held at "The Wanderers", Johannesburg , 1899, 1907, 1908 WG17.W

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Literature by or concerning Welsh emigrants

Can, ar fynediad y Cymro i Australia, neu Wlad yr aur; Parting lines of the Australian emigrants.([s.l.] : [s.n.], [n.d.]) Ballad WG35.2.6099(Sal)

Thomas, Isaac, Ymddiddan rhwng Morgan bach a'i fam ynghylch myned i Australia [gan] Isaac Thomas, Aberdâr.([s.l.] : [s.n.], [n.d.]) Ballad WG35.2.6293(Sal)

Williams, Gwyn, Flyting in Egypt : the story of a verse war 1943-45 (Port Talbot : Alun Books, 1991) WG16.9.W