Reference code(s): GB 0220 DX36
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Edward Jones of Cardiff papers
Short Title: Jones, Edward, of Cardiff, papers
Creation date(s): c.1890-1975
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (105 papers, 5 volumes, 36 photograph, 6 booklets, 11 cards, 2 slides, 1 file, 1 bundle, 1 cutting
Name of creator(s): Edward Jones
Administrative/Biographical history: Edward Jones, electrical engineer, attended Cardiff Higher Grade School, Roath, Glamorgan, in the early 1900s. He served in the Merchant Navy, 1908-1910, before taking employment as a colliery electrician. For most of his career, he was employed as an electrician with the City of Cardiff Electric Light Department, and later the South Wales Area Electricity Board (SWAEB). In 1947, he was appointed to the post of deputy chairman of SWAEB.
Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Edward Jones, relating to education, 1902-1904; Merchant Navy, 1908-1910; colliery employment, 1910-1913; war service, 1915; City of Cardiff Electric Light Department, 1905-1961; South Wales Electricity Board, 1947-1961; household accounts, 1913-1920; church activities, [c. 1890]-1975; photographs, [c. 1890]-1969; personal correspondence, 1908-1932; Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1931-1956; Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1937-1956; South Wales Institute of Engineers, 1935-1970; and photograph and year books relating to Police Sergeant Robert Chapman, 1901-[c. 1926].
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply
Finding aids: A detailed catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1975-1976
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004