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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Ty Cerrig, Llanfihangel-y-traethau, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DBK

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: The Papers of Ty Cerrig, parish of Llanfihangel-y-traethau

Short Title: Ty Cerrig, Llanfihangel-y-traethau, papers

Creation date(s): 1681-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.17 cubic metres (13 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Jones family of Ty Cerrig, Llanfihangel-y-traethau

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Jones family came to live at Ty Cerrig farm in the parish of Llanfihangel-y-traethau, Merionethshire, in May 1794. In 1909 the Jones Morris family of Ty Cerrig moved to their newly built house at Gwrach Ynys.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The first deposit covers the period when Ty Cerrig was farmed by Richard Jones (1756-1825), his son John Jones (1792-1842), and by John Jones's widow Elizabeth Jones (1811-95), and comprises family, personal and farm papers, 1767-1898, including vouchers, accounts and letters. The second deposit (Z/DBK/2) reflects in particular the interests of Robert Jones Morris, son of W. E. Morris of Porthmadog, and nephew of Elizabeth Jones of Ty Cerrig, and his contribution to the cultural, religious and political life of the area. The papers mainly comprise letters, vouchers, accounts, wills and inventories, poetry and diaries, 1681-1949. The third deposit (Z/DBK/3) mainly comprises letters and bills, 1832-1938.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically within each deposit.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwynedd Archives Service, Catalogue of The Papers of Ty Cerrig, parish of Llanfihangel-y-traethau.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2001


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Estate administration | Wales | Gwynedd
Jones family, | of Ty Cerrig | Archives
Jones family, | of Ty Cerrig | Correspondence

Personal names
Jones family , of Ty Cerrig

Corporate names

Places
Llanfihangel-y-traethau (Wales)
Porthmadog (Wales)
Ty Cerrig (Llanfihangel-y-traethau, Wales)

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