Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

O. H. Jones Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/5560, XS/2603

Held at:

Title: O. H. Jones Papers

Short title: Jones, O. H., papers

Dates of creation: 1857-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): O. H. Jones


Administrative and biographical history: Owen Henry Jones (b. 1921) was a native of Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. He attended the Boys' Council School, Caernarfon, and was a member of Capel Moriah Calvinistic Methodist Church. During the Second World War he served with the Army in India and Burma with the rank of Sergeant. He was subsequently employed in the Clerk's Department of Caernarfonshire County Council, in due course becoming Chief Clerk to the Council until its abolition in 1974.


Scope and content: Papers of O. H. Jones relating to Caernarfon, 1857-1977, including programmes, booklets and other ephemera relating to services and concerts at Capel Moriah, Caernarfon, 1857-1976, Caernarfonshire County Council events, 1932-1974, concerts and dramas, 1901-1967, sporting events, 1937-1948, education, 1938-1943, Royal visits, 1934-1963, and the Investiture of HRH the Prince of Wales, 1969; ephemera and personal papers relating to O. H. Jones' Army service, 1939-1952, and family papers, 1881-1967; and photographs relating to O. H. Jones and Caernarfon, 1894-1977, including school and Council group photographs.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: religion; County Council; education; entertainment; sports; Investiture; Royal visits; Second World War; people; and miscellaneous (XM/5560); and Caernarvon Castle; Investiture, 1969; County Council; education; Moriah Chapel; houses; people; local views; and miscellaneous (XS/2603).

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 O. H. Jones/O. H. 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



Caernarvonshire (Wales). | County Council | Archives

Caernarvonshire (Wales). | County Council | Officials and employees

Gwynedd (Wales) | Photographs

Moriah Calvinist Methodist Church (Caernarfon, Wales) | Archives

Printed ephemera | Wales | Caernarfon

Rites and ceremonies | Wales | Caernarfon

Soldiers | Wales | Caernarfon

Personal names

Jones, O. H. (Owen Henry), b. 1921, of Caernarfon

Corporate names

Moriah (Church : Caernarfon, Wales)