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Denbighshire Record Office
Jones, Lewis, 'Rhuddenfab', printer, of Llanfyllin and Ruthin papers

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/26

Held at: Denbighshire Record Office

Title: Papers of Lewis Jones, 'Rhuddenfab', printer of Llanfyllin and Ruthin

Short Title: Jones, Lewis, 'Rhuddenfab', printer, of Llanfyllin and Ruthin papers

Creation date(s): 1831-1909

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.095 cubic metres (24 items)

Name of creator(s): Lewis Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Lewis Jones (1835-1915), 'Rhuddenfab', was a printer, poet and journalist. He was born in Llanfwrog, Ruthin, Denbighshire, and was apprenticed to a local printing office in 1845. He competed as a poet at eisteddfodau. Among his publications was Rhuddenfab's hand-book to Ruthin in the Vale of Clwyd (Ruthin, 1896). He died on 19 April 1915.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of 'Rhuddenfab', 1831-1909, including a diary, 1874; letters, 1880; financial records, 1866-1881; printed material, 1843-1901; notes, 1881; Welsh poetry, 1882 and [n. d.]; and Ruthin and Llanfwrog Sunday School teachers' minutes, 1831-1836.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by J. Mallinson, Esq., Ruthin, 1973.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive contains some earlier material accumulated by Jones.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Papers of Lewis Jones ("Rhuddenfab") printer of Llanfyllin and Ruthin, catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Printers | Wales | Denbighshire
Rhuddenfab, | 1835-1915 | Archives
Welsh poetry

Personal names
Rhuddenfab , 1835-1915

Corporate names

Places
Llanfyllin (Wales)
Ruthin (Denbighshire, Wales)

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