Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
William Jones, Llanberis, Family Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/5115, XS/2440
Title: William Jones, Llanberis, Family Papers
Short title: Jones, William, of Llanberis, ('Wil Patrwm'), family papers
Dates of creation: 1887- (mainly 1887-)
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (92 items)
Name of creator(s): William W. Jones ('Wil Patrwm'); Jones family of Llanberis
Administrative and biographical history: William W. Jones ('Wil Patrwm', fl. 1877-1944), quarryman, of 2 Victoria Terrace, Llanberis, Caernarfonshire, was married to Kate Colliver (b. ). She was the daughter of Mary Luke (-1895) and Thomas Colliver (-1895) who had come to the Llanberis area from Cornwall. Kate had a sister, Bessie, and a brother, William Colliver (b. 1850), who emigrated to Australia in 1886. William and Kate had five children: Mercedes Katie, Willie, Thomas, Edgar and Evan. Thomas ('Twm Patrwm', b. 1902) was, like his father, a pattern maker at the Dinorwic Quarry. Willie (-1917) served with the Royal Welch Fusiliers in the First World War and died in hospital in Egypt. Mercedes Katie Jones (b. 1895) was a nurse at Lady Margaret Hospital, Bromley, Kent, and at the Lambeth Infirmary, London. She married Edward William Batten and had a son of the same name, born in 1922.
Scope and content: Photographs and papers of the family of William W. Jones ('Wil Patrwm'), 1887-, comprising letters of William W. Jones, Thomas Jones ('Tom Patrwm'), William Colliver and others, mainly to Mercedes Katie Batten (née Jones), 1912-1944; miscellaneous family papers, [post 1895]-1947, ; photographs, -, of the Jones family, of Dinorwic Quarry and Lambeth Infirmary, and views of North Wales.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: letters to Mercedes Katie Batten; miscellaneous family papers; and photographs.
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 Meirionnydd Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
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, Photographs and papers of the family of William Jones 'Wil Patrwm', pattern maker at the Dinorwic Quarry, Llanberis, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: November 2004