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Jones, Edward, Rev., 'Iorwerth Ddu', papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 IORDDU

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rev. Edward Jones ('Iorwerth Ddu') Papers

Short Title: Jones, Edward, Rev., 'Iorwerth Ddu', papers

Creation date(s): 1866-1924 (accumulated [c. 1877]-1924)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Edward Iorwerth Jones ('Iorwerth Ddu', 1852-1931)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Edward Iorwerth Jones ('Iorwerth Ddu', 1852-1931), Baptist minister, was born in Aberdare, Glamorgan. He attended the Llangollen Welsh Baptist College, Denbighshire, and was ordained in 1877. He served the pastorates of Staylittle and Dylife, Montgomeryshire, 1877-1879, Berthlwyd, Glamorgan, 1879-1892, Carmel, Troedyrhiw, Glamorgan, 1892-1894, and Bethania, Maesteg, Glamorgan, where he worked from 1894 to 1930, when he retired. He was the president of the Welsh Baptist Union, 1924-1925, and a member of Glamorgan County Council and Maesteg School Board. He was the author of Gweddi Fawr yr Iesu (Llangollen, 1904) and a commentary on Thessalonians (Llangollen, 1910). He was married, and had two sons and a daughter, including Dr Morris Jones. He died on 8 December 1931.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Volumes of essays, lectures, and lecture notes by Edward Jones, 1880-1918; sermons by him and others, 1866-1924; manuscripts and papers, including essays on the history of Berthlwyd Baptist Chapel by Isaac Craigfryn Hughes and Edward Jones, 1883; and papers relating to Bethania Baptist Chapel, Maesteg, 1895-1909.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: manuscripts relating to Berthlwyd Baptist Chapel, Glamorgan; papers relating to Bethania Baptist Chapel, Maesteg; lectures by Edward Jones; sermons by Edward Jones.

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 a list of his papers is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online under the title 'Iorwerth Ddu'.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by his daughter, Mrs Enyd J. Gwyn Evans, London, 1959.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, List of Manuscripts of the Rev. Edward Jones ('Iorwerth Ddu'), Maesteg; NLW, W. W. Price Biographical Index (unpublished).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Baptists | Wales
Clergy | Wales
Jones, Iorwerth, | Iorwerth Ddu | Archives
Sermons | Wales

Personal names
Hughes , Isaac Craigfryn
Jones , Iorwerth , Iorwerth Ddu

Corporate names
Berthlwyd Baptist Chapel (Treharris, Wales)
Bethania, Eglwys y Bedyddwyr (Maesteg, Wales)

Places
Maesteg (Wales)
Treharris (Wales)

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