Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of Evan Jones and Son, Timber Merchants

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/10976

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Title: Papers of Evan Jones and Son, Timber Merchants

Short title: Evan Jones and Son (timber merchants), Porthmadog, papers

Dates of creation: 1854-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Evan Jones and Son, Timber Merchants


Administrative and biographical history: Evan Jones and Son (Evan Jones a'i Fab) was a firm of timber merchants based in Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire. The company was run by Francis Evan Jones during the early 20th century.


Scope and content: Papers relating to Evan Jones and Son, Timber Merchants, 1854-1968, including records relating to the timber yard, 1924-1953; deeds, mostly relating to land in Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire, 1854-1937; accounts and rental records, 1917-1968; correspondence, 1913-1968; miscellaneous property records, 1911-1925; personal papers, 1930-1963; and photographs, [c.1900].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Timber yard; Property; and Personal.

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



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, Papurau Evan Jones a'i Fab Masnachwyr Coed/ Papers of Evan Jones and Son Timber Merchants, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: August 2004



Deeds | Wales | Porthmadog

Evan Jones and Son (Timber merchants : Porthmadog, Wales) | Archives

Timber merchants | Wales | Porthmadog

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Evan Jones and Son, timber merchants (Porthmadog, Wales)