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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Jones, William, Captain, of Caernarfon, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/4361

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Papers of Captain William Jones of the Albion Inn, Chapel Street, Caernarfon, later of the Castle Hotel, High Street, Pwllheli

Short Title: Jones, William, Captain, of Caernarfon, papers

Creation date(s): 1842-1905

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (77 items)

Name of creator(s): William Jones, captain

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William Jones (fl. 1810-1900), served on a number of ships including William Henry of Caernarfon, Telegraph of London, Lizzie Hobley of Liverpool, and Boaz of Caernarfon, between 1869 and 1875. Jones owned the Albion Inn, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, and, from 1887, the Castle Hotel, later the Castle Inn, Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire. Jane Jones took over the licence for the Castle Hotel in 1901.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Captain William Jones, 1842-1905, including master's certificates, 1851-1876; testimonials, 1868-1875; certificates of discharge, 1869-1875; navigation manuals and printed books, 1842-1875, miscellaneous personal papers, 1873-1875; papers relating to the Albion Inn, Caernarfon, and the Castle Hotel, Pwllheli, 1878-1903; correspondence of Jane Jones, 1901-1904; invoices and receipts, 1899-1905; and miscellaneous papers, [c. 1887]-[c. 1903].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Shipping papers of Captain William Jones; and Papers relating to the Albion Inn, Caernarfon and the Castle Hotel, Pwllheli.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers of Captain William Jones of the Albion Inn, Chapel Street, Caernarfon, later of the Castle Hotel, High Street, Pwllheli, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Jones, William, | fl. 1810-1900, | Captain | Archives
Sailors | Wales, North,
Taverns (Inns) | Wales | Caernarfon
Taverns (Inns) | Wales | Pwllheli

Personal names
Jones , William , fl. 1810-1900 , Captain

Corporate names

Places
Albion Inn (Wales)
Caernarfon (Wales)
Castle Hotel (Pwllheli, Wales)
Castle Inn (Pwllheli, Wales)
Pwllheli (Wales)

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