Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

William Lloyd Jones Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/5092

Held at:

Title: William Lloyd Jones Papers

Short title: Lloyd Jones, William, papers

Dates of creation: 1881-[1906] (mainly 1881-1887)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (77 items)

Name of creator(s): William Lloyd Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: William Robert Lloyd Jones (fl. 1881-1887) of 60 Coleshill St, Eaton Square, and later 20 Whitehall Place, London, owned three farms in Caernarfonshire: Bryn-y-Gloch in Tudweiliog, Bryntirion in Llanengan, and Ty Newydd (or Tynlon) in Pistyll. Bryn-y-Gloch and Bryntirion were sold at auction in February 1883, while Ty Newydd was retained. Nevin United Granite Quarries (Carnarvonshire) Limited later showed an interest in purchasing Ty Newydd to construct a tramway.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers of William Lloyd Jones, 1881-1887, [1906], relating to his sale of Bryn-y-Gloch in Tudweiliog, Bryntirion in Llanengan and Ty Newydd in Pistyll, all Caernarfonshire, comprising deeds, plans and other papers, 1881-1883, [1906], and correspondence with the auctioneer and solicitors, 1882-1884; and correspondence with Nevin United Granite Quarries (Carnarvonshire) Limited relating to the possible sale of Ty Newydd, 1886-1887.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers re. property sales; correspondence.

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, William Lloyd Jones Papers, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: November 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Acquisition of property | Wales | Gwynedd

Auctions | Wales | Gwynedd

Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd

Farms | Wales | Gwynedd

Lloyd Jones, William, | fl. 1881-1887 | Correspondence

Personal names

Lloyd Jones, William, [fl. 1881-1887]

Corporate names

Nevin United Granite Quarries (Carnarvonshire) Limited

Places

Llanengan

Pistyll

Tudweiliog