Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/6209

Held at:

Title: Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor

Short title: Jones, Geraint, Trefor, papurau (papers)

Dates of creation: 1817-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Geraint Jones


Administrative and biographical history: Trefor is a village located in the parish of Llanaelhaearn on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula, Caernarfonshire. Geraint Jones (fl. 1986) collected various documents relating especially to cultural and religious life in the village and the surrounding area.


Scope and content: Papers relating to Trefor, Caernarfonshire, and the vicinity, 1817-1988, including papers relating to local eisteddfodau, 1950-1988; programmes and other ephemera for dramas, 1960-1988, and concerts and other events, 1922-1988; chapel annual reports, 1939-1985, orders of service, 1945-1988, and hymn sheets, 1880-1987; religious publications relating to Caernarfonshire, 1938-1987; election addresses, 1974-1988; almanacs, 1926-1953; diaries, mainly of Richard O. Williams, Trefor, 1900-1962; miscellaneous tickets and posters, 1983-1988; leaflets, 1969-1988; photograph albums relating mainly to Ysgol Trefor, [c. 1883]-1962; and records relating to organisations, including Trefor Village Institute, Trefor Silver Band and Trefor Flower Show, 1929-1988, and the Cors y Mynydd charity, 1817-1980.


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: eisteddfodau; dramas; musical events; chapel annual reports; religious services; religious publications; elections; various Trefor organisations; almanacs; miscellaneous (1st deposit); diaries; eisteddfodau; elections; religious pubications; religious services; various Trefor organisations; programmes; tickets; posters; miscellaneous; leaflets; newspapers; map; photographs (2nd deposit).

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 and the National Library of Wales.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected



Note: Title supplied from collector of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor (Geraint Jones, Trefor, Papers), catalogue; Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor (Ychwanegol)(Geraint Jones, Trefor, Additional 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



Concerts | Wales | Gwynedd

Printed ephemera | Wales | Gwynedd

Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd

Trefor (Gwynedd, Wales) | Religious life and customs

Williams, Richard O., | of Trefor, Gwynedd | Diaries

Personal names

Jones, Geraint, of Trefor

Williams, Richard O., of Trefor, Gwynedd

Corporate names

Seindorf Arian Trefor | (Musical group)