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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Guthrie Jones & Jones, Bala office, records

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DP

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Guthrie Jones & Jones, Solicitors, Bala, Records

Short Title: Guthrie Jones & Jones, Bala office, records

Creation date(s): 1613-1939

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Guthrie Jones & Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Guthrie Jones & Jones, Solicitors, were based in Corwen, Merionethshire, during the 19th and 20th centuries. The firm dealt with cases in Merionethshire, and handled land transactions, mainly in Merionethshire and Denbighshire, and had an offcie in Bala, Merionethshire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records collected by Guthrie Jones & Jones, Solicitors, 1613-1939, including records of land transactions, 1726-1931, relating mainly to land in the Merionethshire parishes of Bala, 1808-1952; Bettws Gwerfil Goch, 1812-1913; Corwen, 1867-1910; Dolgellau, 1877-1912; Gwydellwern, 1837-1913; Cynwyd, 1896; Llandderfel, 1787-1931; Llandrillo, 1885-1911; Llanfor, 1838-1929; Llangar, 1892-1912; Llangywer, 1872-1906; Llanuwchllyn, 1850-1906; Llanycil, 1731-1923; Llanymawddwy, 1903-1907; Tywyn, 1882-1913; multiple parishes in Denbighshire and Merionethshire, 1726-1931; Llangwm, Denbighshire, 1794-1910; Llangranog, Cardiganshire, 1835-1883; tenancy records, 1741-1924, relating mainly to property in Bala, 1830-1916; Cynwyd, 1911-1912; Llandderfel, 1754-1924; Llanfor, 1864-1883; Llanycil, 1741-1912; multiple parishes, 1760-1912; Llangwm, 1868-1872; Llangranog, 1877-1881; wills and probate papers, 1714-1939; military records, 1854-1915; and deeds and related papers, mostly relating to lands in Denbighshire and Merionethshire, 1613-1847.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Land transactions; Tenancy; Wills and probate papers; Military papers; Old deeds and related papers

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further material is Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Z/DBV.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Papurau Guthrie Jones & Jones, Cyfreithwyr, Bala/ Guthrie Jones & Jones, Solicitors, Bala, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd
Estate administration | Wales | Denbighshire
Estate administration | Wales | Gwynedd
Solicitors | Wales | Bala | Archives
Solicitors | Wales | Corwen

Personal names

Corporate names
Guthrie Jones & Jones

Places
Bala (Wales)
Cynwyd (Wales)
Llandderfel (Wales)
Llangranog (Wales)
Llangwm (Conwy, Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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