Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1105
Title: Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers
Short title: Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin, papers
Dates of creation: 1728-1946
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: To be supplied
Name of creator(s): Jones family of Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin.
Administrative and biographical history: The Jones family farmed successively at Tynycoed, Clynnog, at Bodaden, Llanwnda, and at Aberkin, Llanystumdwy, all in Caernarfonshire. William Jones (d. c. 1921) farmed Tynycoed until 1899 before moving to Bodaden. William was treasurer of Clynnog Grammar School. In about 1920 the family moved again to Aberkin and following William's death the farm was taken over by [his son?] John Howard Jones (fl. 1920-1946).
Scope and content: Papers of the Jones family, 1728-1946, comprising letters, 1863-1946; marriage settlements, wills and related documents and deeds relating to Edern, Llanaelhaearn, Llandwrog and Llanystumdwy, Caernarfonshire, 1728-; financial records relating to one John Roberts, Brynygaidon, 1808-1810, to Tynycoed and Aberkin farms and to Clynnog Grammar School, 1872-1946; diaries of William Jones with miscellaneous insertions, 1869-1917; school reports and other items relating to Cissie Jones, 1897-1903; miscellaneous family papers, 1845-1937.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: correspondence; deeds, wills, etc.; accounts; diaries; miscellaneous;
Conditions governing access: XM/1105/3/11-12 are not to be consulted without the express permission of the donor.
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.
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, Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2004