Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1105

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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-[1937]; 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.


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.
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, 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



Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd

Farmers | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives

Farms | Wales | Gwynedd

Wills | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Jones family, of Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin

Jones, J. H. (John Howard), farmer of Aberkin

Jones, William, d. ca. 1921, of Tynycoed and Bodaden

Corporate names