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National Library of Wales
Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain, collection of deeds and papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 YNYSGAIN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain Collection of Deeds and Papers

Short Title: Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain, collection of deeds and papers

Creation date(s): 1501-1918

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.043 cubic metres (1 box, 5 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Dorothea Pughe-Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Dorothea Pughe-Jones lived at the turn of the 20th century. She wrote a handbook on the history of Wales and was awarded a prize at the Royal National Eisteddfod of Merthyr Tydfil in 1901. Ynysgain, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire had been in the possession of the Jones and Pughe-Jones family since the 17th century.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the family of Jones and Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire, 1501-1918, including deeds, mostly relating to the Cricieth area and to Merionethshire, 1501-1890; and an account book, 1614-1918.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: manuscripts; deeds and documents; maps and plans; and portraits.

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 donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to the National Library of Wales by Anne Eaden, Ynysgain, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire in 1957.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Maps and plans transferred to the Department of Pictures and Maps under the name of A Eaden. The manuscripts in the group are now NLW MSS 16135-8.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The collection of deeds pre-date the life of the creator Dorothea Pughe-Jones.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain Collection of Deeds and Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Criccieth
Deeds | Wales | Merioneth

Personal names
Jones family , of Ynysgain
Pughe-Jones family , of Ynysgain (Criccieth)

Corporate names
Ynysgain Estate (Wales)

Places
Criccieth (Wales)

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