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Elliott, Douglas J., collection of Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DOUOTT

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Douglas J. Elliott Collection of Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu Papers

Short Title: Elliott, Douglas J., collection of Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu papers

Creation date(s): 1767-[20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Douglas J. Elliott

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Jones (d. 1771) was a member of the Jones family of Glanyrafon-ddu, in the parish of Talley, Carmarthenshire. He sailed on the East India tea merchant ship the Talbot, and the merchant ship the Royal Charlotte. His brother and heir was the Rev. Henry Jones of Chatham, Kent, whose son, Henry Jones (d. 1799), became a clerk in Rochester, Kent. In the 19th century, the Glanyrafon-ddu estate passed to the Rev. Henry Thomas Jones (d. 1836) and Lt-Col William Jones (d. 1845). Douglas J. (John) Elliot is a historian, researching mainly Shropshire; he collected a group of deeds relating to the Glanyrafon-ddu estate.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and papers collected by Douglas J. Elliott, mainly relating to the Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu family and to properties in Llansadwrn, Pencarreg, and Talley, Carmarthenshire, 1767-1869; and typescript copy of the parish register of Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, 1713-1760, [20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order by date of donation.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Douglas J. Elliott, 1960 and 1962.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from collector and contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW Project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Douglas J. Elliott Collection of Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Personal names
Elliot , Douglas J. (Douglas John) , [alive 1960-1978]
Jones family , of Glanyrafon-ddu

Corporate names

Places
Llansadwrn (Carmarthenshire, Wales)
Talley (Wales)

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