Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papurau Caradog Jones, Mynytho

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/36; XS/2061

Held at:

Title: Papurau Caradog Jones, Mynytho

Short title: Jones, Caradog, o Mynytho, papurau (papers)

Dates of creation: 1708-1979 (mainly 1824-1979)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Caradog Jones, Mynytho, Llanengan, Caernarfonshire.

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Caradog Jones (fl. 1915-1978) of Mynytho, Llanengan, Caernarfonshire, was Secretary of the Lleyn Branch of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA), [c. 1931]- [c. 1973]. He lectured and researched various subjects including:education, agriculture, religion, genealogy, trade and industry and local history. He was awarded an MA in 1952. He was a Local Councillor and was Clerk to the South Caernarvonshire Parish Councils Association. He became a Justice of the Peace in 1954. In 1947, the Survey Council for Rural Wales conducted a social survey of the Lleyn Peninsula, for which Jones was the Local Committee Secretary.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers of Caradog Jones of Mynytho, Llanengan, Caernarfonshire, 1708-1979, including papers relating to the 1947 Lleyn Survey, 1945-1952, 1970, including minutes and files relating to individual districts; papers relating to the North Wales District of the Workers' Educational Association, including minutes and annual reports, 1925-1977, to the Lleyn branch of the WEA, including correspondence and circulars, 1918-1974, and to the WEA generally, 1932-1972; other papers relating to adult education, 1932-1974; lecture and research notes of Caradog Jones, 1915-[1966]; personal papers, 1895-1973, including correspondence and papers relating to his work as Local Councillor etc; newspaper cuttings on various subjects relating to Wales, 1935-1975; programmes, 1926-1975; reports, 1937-1973; items relating to various local eisteddfodau, 1919-1977; school magazines and other items, 1890-1966; items relating to local chapels, 1874-1979; printed material, including ballad sheets and almanacs, 1824-1970; maps and plans relating to Caernarfonshire, including Ordnance Survey maps, 1708-[post 1931]; and photographs, mainly of the Mynytho area, [20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: the Lleyn survey, 1947; W. E. A. papers; lecture and research notes; personal papers; newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous; maps and plans; and photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Caradog Jones, Bron Eirian, Mynytho/Papers of Caradog Jones, Bron Eirian, Mynytho, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Adult education | Wales | Gwynedd

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Gwynedd (Wales) | Social conditions | 20th century

Jones, Caradog, | of Mynytho | Archives

Local government | Wales | Gwynedd

Workers’ Educational Association | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Jones, Caradog, of Mynytho

Corporate names

Workers' Educational Association | North Wales District

Places

Caernarvonshire

Mynytho