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Glamorgan Archives
Stoney family, of Cardiff, collection

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX534

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Stoney family of Cardiff collection

Short Title: Stoney family, of Cardiff, collection

Creation date(s): 1897-1944

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (49 papers, 2 volume, 6 cards, 3 files, 3 bundles, 1 booklet)

Name of creator(s): James and Evelyn Stoney


Administrative/Biographical history: The Young Citizen's Association was founded in 1932; its aim was to encourage among the younger generation an interest in civic affairs. The Cardiff, Glamorgan, branch held sporting events for the unemployed, and participated in the Unemployed Welfare Census of the 1930s. It also organised lectures and an annual Christmas party for poor children in Cardiff. James Johnston Stoney, the son of a rector from County Cork, Ireland, moved to Cardiff, Glamorgan in the early 20th century, and worked as a telephone engineer. Evelyn Mary Gertrude Stoney was Honorary Secretary of the Young Citizen's Association in Cardiff in the 1930s.


Scope and content/abstract: James Johnston Stoney's examination certificates, 1897-1913; Evelyn Mary Gertrude Stoney's examination certificates, 1922-1928; Cardiff Young Citizens' Association welfare committee minute books, 1933-1937; minutes book of meetings held to arrange sports for the unemployed, 1934-1935; and miscellaneous documents, 1934-1944.


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


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private depositor, 1987



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: November 2004

Young Citizen's Association. | Cardiff branch | Archives
Youth | Wales | Cardiff

Personal names
Stoney , Evelyn Mary Gertrude
Stoney , James Johnston

Corporate names
Young Citizen's Association | Cardiff branch

Cardiff (Wales)

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