Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Records of Evan Jones & Son, Caernarfon

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/31

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Title: Records of Evan Jones & Son, Caernarfon

Short title: Evan Jones & Son, Caernarfon, records

Dates of creation: 1869-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Evan Jones & Son, Caernarfon


Administrative and biographical history: The firm of Evan Jones & Son (Evan Jones a'i Fab) was an ironmongers, motor engineers and cycle agent, based in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. Evan Jones also had business premises at Ebeneser and Penygroes, Caernarfonshire.


Scope and content: Records of Evan Jones & Son, Caernarfon, 1869-1957, including ledgers, 1869-1957; journals, 1870-1943; day books, 1909-1949; receipts and payment books, [?1895]-1936; purchase journals, 1917-1935; order and letter books, 1908-1951; diaries, 1899-1902; stock taking books, 1906-1952; miscellaneous papers, 1885-[c.1951]; and photographs, 1911-1912.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Ledgers; Journals; Day books; Receipts and payments books; Purchase journals; Order and letter books; Postcard and memo books; Diaries; Stock taking books; Books used for various different purposes; Miscellaneous account books; and Miscellaneous.

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: Source not recorded


Related units of description: Realated photographs are Caernarfon Record Office, XS/2208.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Cofnodion Evan Jones a'i Fab, Caernarfon/ Records of Evan Jones & Son, Caernarfon, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: August 2004



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