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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/1105

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers

Short Title: Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin, papers

Creation date(s): 1728-1946

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Jones family of Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin.


Administrative/Biographical history: The Jones family farmed successively at Tynycoed, Clynnog, at Bodaden, Llanwnda, and at Aberkin, Llanystumdwy, all in Caernarfonshire. William Jones (d. c. 1921) farmed Tynycoed until 1899 before moving to Bodaden. William was treasurer of Clynnog Grammar School. In about 1920 the family moved again to Aberkin and following William's death the farm was taken over by [his son?] John Howard Jones (fl. 1920-1946).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Jones family, 1728-1946, comprising letters, 1863-1946; marriage settlements, wills and related documents and deeds relating to Edern, Llanaelhaearn, Llandwrog and Llanystumdwy, Caernarfonshire, 1728-[1937]; financial records relating to one John Roberts, Brynygaidon, 1808-1810, to Tynycoed and Aberkin farms and to Clynnog Grammar School, 1872-1946; diaries of William Jones with miscellaneous insertions, 1869-1917; school reports and other items relating to Cissie Jones, 1897-1903; miscellaneous family papers, 1845-1937.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: correspondence; deeds, wills, etc.; accounts; diaries; miscellaneous;

Conditions governing access: XM/1105/3/11-12 are not to be consulted without the express permission of the donor.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

Language codes: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004

Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Farmers | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives
Farms | Wales | Gwynedd
Wills | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Jones , J. H. (John Howard) , farmer of Aberkin
Jones , William , d. ca. 1921 , of Tynycoed and Bodaden
Jones family , of Tynycoed , Bodaden and Aberkin

Corporate names

Aberkin (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Ty'n-y-Coed (Clynnog-Fawr, Wales)

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