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National Library of Wales
Jones, T. Llechid, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 TLLNES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: T. Llechid Jones Collection

Short Title: Jones, T. Llechid, papers

Creation date(s): 1597-1943 (accumulated [1887]-1943)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.143 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Llechid Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Thomas Llechid Jones (1867-1946) was a cleric with an interest in the history of North Wales. He was born at Tyddyn Uchaf, Llanllechid, Caernarfonshire, and educated at the University College, Bangor, Caernarfonshire. He was the vicar of several parishes in Denbighshire: Ysbyty Ifan, from 1906, vicar of Llysfaen, from 1915, and rector of Llangynhafal, from 1934. He contributed to a number of periodicals, including Yr Haul and Y Llan, and was a prominent member of the Welsh Bibliographic Society. He acquired some of the genealogical papers of H. R. Hughes, of Kinmel Hall, Abergele, Denbighshire (1827-1911).


Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts collected by and papers of the Rev. Thomas Llechid Jones (1867-1946), including personal correspondence, 1883-1943; miscellaneous correspondence, 1826-1907; diaries, 1888-1935; addresses, 1911-1937; miscellaneous notes, 1888-1941; antiquarian notes, 1700-1943, mainly relating to parishes in North Wales; press cuttings, 1890-1934; pedigrees, genealogical material and correspondence of H. R. Hughes, 1867-1920; deeds and documents relating to Llysfaen, Caernarfonshire, and elswhere, 1597-1880; and printed books, with manuscript notes, 1678-1937.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: T. Llechid Jones manuscripts; manuscripts and antiquarian notes collected by T. Llechid Jones; H. R. Hughes Kinmel manuscripts; correspondence comprising letters to and from T. Llechid Jones, and miscellaneous letters; deeds and documents relating to Llysfaen and elsewhere; and printed books with manuscript notes.

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, in Welsh, is available at the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased, 1944.


Related material: Rev. T. Llechid Jones Manuscripts are also held at the University of Bangor.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Material collected by the Rev. T. Llechid Jones predates his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, T. Llechid Jones Schedule; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Clergy | Wales | Diaries
Deeds | Wales | Llysfaen (Conwy)
Hughes, Hugh Robert, | 1827-1911 | Archives
Jones, T. Llechid | Archives
Local history materials | Wales, North

Personal names
Hughes , Hugh Robert , 1827-1911
Jones , T. Llechid

Corporate names

Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Denbighshire (Wales)
Llysfaen (Conwy, Wales)

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