Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papurau Ellis Jones

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4659

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Title: Papurau Ellis Jones

Short title: Jones, Ellis, papurau (papers)

Dates of creation: 1837-1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 112 items

Name of creator(s): Ellis Jones


Administrative and biographical history: Ellis Jones (fl. 1846-1896) lived at Llymgwyn, near Abererch, in the parish of Llannor, Caernarfonshire. His brother, William (fl. 1893-1938), bred Welsh Black Cattle and Shire Horses and bought Plas y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire, in 1896. Ellis' son, also Ellis Jones (fl. 1907-[1970s]), was born at Llymgwyn but went to Plas y Bryn in 1907. He moved to Newcastle as a land estate agent in 1911, then to York in 1915 and was stationed in Gibraltar during the First World War. He returned to Wales to live in the 1970s.


Scope and content: Papers of Ellis Jones, senior, 1837-1896, comprising bills and receipts, 1837-1896, letters, 1846-1891, and other papers, 1846-1889; papers of William Jones, 1869-1938, comprising bills and receipts, 1893-1906, letters, 1900-1938, and other papers, 1869-1904; papers of Ellis Jones, junior, 1932-1967, including letters, 1938-1967; memorial cards, 1881-1900; and miscellaneous items, 1845-1938.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers of Ellis Jones; papers of William Jones; papers of Ellis Jones (son of Ellis Jones); miscellaneous.

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

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



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 Ellis Jones/Ellis Jones 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



Farmers | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives

Jones, Ellis, | estate agent | Archives

Jones, William, | fl. 1893-1938 | Correspondence

Personal names

Jones, Ellis, estate agent

Jones, Ellis, fl. 1846-1896

Jones, William, alive 1893-1938, of Abererch

Corporate names