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Jones, Richard, currier, Beaumaris

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WD22

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Records of Richard Jones, currier, Beaumaris

Short Title: Jones, Richard, currier, Beaumaris

Creation date(s): 1744-1930

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.143 cubic metres

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: These papers were found at 24 Church St., Beaumaris and belonged to Richard Jones [c. 1860]-[c. 1920]. They include earlier records of his family and in particular his mother, Ann, his wife, Ellen and children, Griff, Dorothy and Myfanwy. Many records are of the properties which Ann and Richard rented out to visitors in Beaumaris and to tenants mainly in Beaumaris, Bangor and Llanfairfechan. Richard Jones was a member of Beaumaris Town council from 1886, until 1905 and also served as deputy mayor. He was involved with several other local societies. The records also include those of the currier business of Richard Jones and other family businesses of Griffith Jones, grocer and leather dealer, Griffith Price Jones, grocer and currier; Griffith Jones, tanner, currier, general and leather merchant and Dr. Evans. .


Scope and content/abstract: Administration of estates, 1838-1923; wills and administration, 1760-1903; family events, 1773-1929; education, 1861-1914; careers, 1889-1923; life insurance, 1872-1917; financial papers, 1875-1937; miscellaneous items, 1827-1922; correspondence, 1845-1928; items relating to Beaumaris social life: Beaumaris Literary Institute minute book, 1863-1879; papers and programmes relating to concerts, horticultural society shows, regattas, eisteddfodau, steamers, religious and political events, [1870-1923]; Beaumaris Borough Council, 1886-1907; Beaumaris Promenade Pier Company, 1892-1913; and papers relating to the ownership and lease of properties, 1857-1921.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by type

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit , 1991



Archivist's note: Compiled by Gaynor Elizabeth Nice for Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office, WD22, Records of Richard Jones, currier, 38 Castle Street and 24 Church Street, Beaumaris and family.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2008

Curriers | Wales | Anglesey | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Jones , Richard , [c. 1860] - [c. 1920]

Corporate names
Beaumaris (Wales) | Borough Council
Beaumaris Promenade Pier Company

Bangor (Wales)
Beaumaris (Wales)
Llandegai (Wales)
Llanfairfechan (Wales)
Llangoed (Wales)

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