Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Papers of Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/19
Title: Papers of Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor
Short title: Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor, papers
Dates of creation: 1575-1940
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Information to be supplied
Name of creator(s): Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors
Administrative and biographical history: Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, were based in Bangor, Caernarfonshire. The firm dealt with estates in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire during the 19th and 20th centuries, and accumulated papers relating to its clients' interests; they included Bangor Local Board of Health, Bangor Borough Council, Bangor and Arfon Permanent Benefit Building Society, established in c.1865 and dissolved in 1939, John Griffith Jones, Auctioneer and Valuer, Caernarfon and Richard Pritchard, draper, of Port Dinorwic,.
Scope and content: Papers collected by Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor, 1575-1940, including records relating to Bangor Local Board of Health and Bangor Borough Council, 1861-1937; Bangor and Arfon Permanent Benefit Building Society records, 1865-1940, including deeds, 1870-1939; John Griffith Jones, auctioneer and valuer, Caernarfon, records, 1884-1902; Richard Pritchard, draper, of Port Dinorwic, records, 1896-1912; wills, 1879-1926; and miscellaneous deeds and documents relating to clients' estates, 1575-1926.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Records of solicitor's practice; Bangor Local Board of Health and Borough Council; Caernarfon Borough Council; Bangor and Arfon Permanent Benefit Building Society; John Griffith Jones, Auctioneer and Valuer; Richard Pritchard, Draper; Miscellaneous wills; and Deeds and documents relating to miscellaneous estates.
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 and the National Library of Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds includes earlier deeds collected by the firm in the course of its work.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Elwyn Jones A'I Gwmni, Gyfreithwyr, Bangor/ Papers of Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004