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Jones, Brynmor P., Rev., papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 RBRPJO

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rev. Brynmor P. Jones Papers

Short Title: Jones, Brynmor P., Rev., papers

Creation date(s): 1895-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Rev. Brynmor Pierce Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. Brynmor Pierce Jones, a native of the Rhondda Valley, was born in 1925. He was a teacher in Blaenau Ffestiniog and later a senior lecturer in Religious Knowledge at Caerleon College Gwent and afterwards he pastored at the Rogerstone Mission Hall. After retirement he took charge of four Baptist Churches: Upper Trosnant, Glasgoed, Little Mill and Raglan. Jones was the author of many books on revival among them are The King's Champions (1968; enlarged ed. 1986), The Spiritual History of Keswick in Wales (1989), Voices from the Welsh Revival (1995), and The Trials and Triumphs of Mrs Jessie Penn-Lewis (1997). He also published A History of Newport (1959).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Rev. Brynmor P. Jones, mainly his research papers, including papers accumulated while researching Trials and Triumphs of Jessie Penn-Lewis (1997); papers relating to Evan Roberts, 1907-1924; the Llandrindod Wells Conventions, 1903-1911, and other conventions, 1902-1917; the 1904-1905 Revival; and miscellanea including the Gwent Welsh Baptist Association Records, 1800-1900, and research papers relating to The Spiritual History of Keswick in Wales 1903-1983 (Cwmbran, 1985).


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged in the following groups: Jessie Penn-Lewis; Evan Roberts; Llandrindod Wells Conventions; other conventions; the 1904-1905 revival; and miscellaneous papers.

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 are available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line from:

Detailed catalogue


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 the Rev. Brynmor P. Jones, in August 1997 and March 1998 and by his widow Mrs Rosalie Jones, 39 Pillmawr Circle, Malpas, Newport, per The Reverend Dr Noel Gibbard, Evangelical Theological College of Wales, Bryntirion, Bridgend, in February 2000


Related material: NLW holds stray papers relating to Jessie Penn-Lewis (1861-1927) and Rev. R. B. Jones (1869-1933)in a number of archives. Audio cassettes relating to Brynmor P. Jones's research for his book, Voices from the Welsh Revival 1904-1905 (Bridgend, 1995), containing reminiscences of people who witnessed the 1904 Revival at Rhosllannerchrugog and Gwyddelwern, are in the National Screen and Sound Archive at NLW.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1998; personal correspondence with the Rev. Dr. Noel Gibbard.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Gwent Welsh Baptist Association | Records and correspondence
Jones, Brynmor Pierce, | 1925- | Archives
Llandrindod Wells Conventions | Records and correspondence
Penn-Lewis, Jessie, | 1861-1927 | Archives
Religious awakening | Christianity | Wales
Roberts, Evan, | 1878- | Correspondence and papers

Personal names
Jones , Brynmor Pierce , 1925-
Penn-Lewis , Jessie , 1861-1927
Roberts , Evan , 1878-

Corporate names
Gwent Baptist Association
Llandrindod Wells Baptist Convention | (1903-1911 : | Llandrindod Wells, Wales)


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