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Glamorgan Archives
Jones, Bessie, Bute Dowry recipient, 1913-1963 papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX401

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Jones family of Cardiff, Bute Dowry recipients, 1913-1963 papers

Short Title: Jones, Bessie, Bute Dowry recipient, 1913-1963 papers

Creation date(s): 1886-1966

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.005 cubic metres (15 papers, 6 envelopes, 1 file, 2 photographs, 6 cards, 1 booklet, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Bessie and Arthur Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: When the third marquess of Bute celebrated his silver wedding in 1897 he presented the City of Cardiff with a gift of £1,000, the interest from which was to provide an annual dowry, and a bible to a `needy bride'. The first award was made in 1899. Bessie (1886-1966) and Arthur Jones (1886-1964), married in 1913, were the only recipients of the Bute Dowry to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Letters, photographs, certificates of civil registration and miscellaneous documents, 1886-1966.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private depositor, 1984

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: March 2009


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Bute Dowry | Awards

Personal names
Jones , Arthur Alfred , 1886-1964
Jones , Bessie Agnes , 1886-1966

Corporate names
Bute Dowry

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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