Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Glanrhydfadog Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4595, XS/2259

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Title: Glanrhydfadog Papers

Short title: Glanrhydfadog papers

Dates of creation: 1880-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Priscilla Roberts; Hugh Arthur Jones


Administrative and biographical history: Priscilla (Priscie) Roberts (fl. 1912-1980) of Glanrhydfadog, Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfonshire, was women's organiser for Plaid Cymru in Caernarfonshire until her retirement in 1973. Her family inherited property in Brynrefail, Llanddeiniolen, from Jane Owen [her aunt?]. The Rev. Hugh Arthur Jones (d. 1964) was Stipendiary Curate of Llanwnda, 1938, and Llanbeblig, 1941, and Vicar of Beddgelert, 1946, Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, 1952, and Glanogwen, Bethesda, 1960. He was also an Officer in the Royal Army Chaplains' Department of the Territorial Army.


Scope and content: Papers of Hugh Arthur Jones, 1916-1964; correspondence, newspaper cuttings and other papers of Priscie Roberts relating to Plaid Cymru, 1912-1980; programmes and other ephemera, 1903-1971; newspaper cuttings, 1934-1961; printed material, 1902-1960; family papers, 1881-[?1962]; photographs of Priscie Roberts and family, the Bebb family, Leila Megane and others, and of Caernarfonshire interest, 1880, 1914-1970.


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers of Hugh Arthur Jones; Plaid Cymru; programme, orders of service and rememberance cards; newspaper cuttings; printed works and articles; family papers; miscellaneous; and photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from domicile of donor and contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley and Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Glanrhydfadog/The Glanrhydfadog Papers, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: August 2004.



Gwynedd (Wales) | Photographs

Jones, Hugh Arthur, | d. 1964 | Archives

Political parties | Wales | Gwynedd

Roberts, Priscie | Archives

Personal names

Jones, Hugh Arthur, d. 1964

Roberts, Priscie

Corporate names

Plaid Cymru