Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Papers of Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/18

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Title: Papers of Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon

Short title: Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon, papers

Dates of creation: 1822-1947

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon


Administrative and biographical history: Griffith Jones, solicitor, was based in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. The firm was primarily concerned with conveyancing, mortgages and leases, dealing with properties in Caernarfonshire and Anglesey.


Scope and content: Records of Griffith Jones, solicitor, Caernarfon, 1822-1947, including business records, 1892-1911; bills of costs of counsel and agents, 1890-1901; records of cases in petty sessions courts, 1890-1901; records relating to civil actions, 1867-1910; wills and records relating to administration of estates, 1829-1913; trusts and settlements, 1862-1907; records relating to business concerns, 1876-1913; records relating to Llandinorwic Permanent Benefit Building Society, 1889-1901; papers relating to land transactions, 1883-1919; deeds and related documents mostly relating to properties in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, 1822-1947; miscellaneous, 1868-1911; and printed material, 1889-1917.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Records of solicitor's practice; Bills of costs of counsel and agents; Cases in petty sessions courts; Civil actions; Willas and the administration of estates; Trusts relating to various business concerns; Llandinorwic P. B. Building Society; Bundles of papers relating to land transactions; Conveyances, leases, mortgages, etc. relating to individual properties; Bundles of papers relating to miscellaneous matters; Unbundled papers realting to clients' affairs (miscellaneous); and Printed material.

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.
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 Griffith Jones, Cyfreithwr, Caernarfon/ Papers of Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon.

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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Personal names

Corporate names

Griffith Jones (Firm)

Llandinorwic Permanent Benefit Building Society