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National Library of Wales
Cemlyn-Jones, E. W., collection of Caernarfonshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CEMNES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: E. W. Cemlyn-Jones Collection of Caernarfonshire Deeds

Short Title: Cemlyn-Jones, E. W., collection of Caernarfonshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1617-1889

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 72 items

Name of creator(s): Sir Elias Wynne Cemlyn-Jones (1888-1966)


Administrative/Biographical history: Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones (1888-1966) of Amlwch, Anglesey, and later of Penmaenmawr, Caernarfonshire, trained as a barrister, served in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1914-1918, sat on various committees and was chairman of Anglesey County Council, 1928-1930. Knighted in 1941, he died on 6 June 1966.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, documents and probate records, 1617-1853, relating mainly to the parishes of Caerhun, Conwy, Dwygyfylchi, Gyffin, Llanbedrycennin and Llannor, Caernarfonshire, and to the Abbey estate, in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and Caernarfonshire, 1811-1819; notes on sermons, 1861-1889; and miscellaneous papers relating to Amlwch, Anglesey, 1801-1868.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in two parcels, then chronologically.

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 is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by E. W. Cemlyn-Jones of London, Nov. 1935.


Related material: Further papers relating to Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones are in Caernarfon Record Office (uncatalogued).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds and name of depositor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of the contents of two parcels of documents deposited by Mr E. W. Cemlyn Jones, London.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2003; minor amendments May 2005

Deeds | Wales | Conwy
Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Deeds | Wales | Llannor

Personal names
Cemlyn-Jones , Elias Wynne , 1888-1966 , Sir

Corporate names
Maenan Abbey Estate (Wales)

Amlwch (Wales)
Caerhun (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Conwy (Wales)
Denbighshire (Wales)
Dwygyfylchi (Wales)
Gyffin (Wales)
Llanbedr-y-cennin (Wales)
Llannor (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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