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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Jones-Roberts, Kate Winifred, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DCS

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Kate Winifred Jones-Roberts Collection

Short Title: Jones-Roberts, Kate Winifred, papers

Creation date(s): 1895-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Jones-Roberts, Kate Winifred


Administrative/Biographical history: Kate Winifred Jones-Roberts OBE (1889-1971), daughter of Catherine and Rees Roberts, was born in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Merionethshire. She married John Jones Roberts, barrister (d 1962). Kate Jones-Roberts held many positions, including Justice of the Peace, 1955-1964, Deputy Chairman of Merioneth Court of Quarter Sessions, 1955-1964, Chairman of the Ffestiniog Bench of Magistrates, 1959-1964, and Merioneth Magistrates Court Committee, 1962-1964. She was also involved in education, sitting on the Merioneth Education Committee, 1939-1970, and teaching at Coleg Harlech between 1960 and 1966. D. R. Daniel (1859-1931) was Alderman of Caernarfonshire County Council, 1895-1901; Kate Winifred Jones-Roberts researched an article on his life, published in 1965. She also researched the German dramatist, Göethe.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Kate Winifred Jones-Roberts, 1895-1971, including personal papers, 1900-1971; papers of John Jones Roberts, 1903-1957; family papers, 1874-1967; papers relating to local history, 1950-1969; notes relating to Blaenau Ffestiniog, 1920-[1971]; papers relating to education, 1902-1971; papers relating to Ysgol y Moelwyn, 1898-1970; papers relating to Coleg Harlech, 1960-1970; papers relating to D. R. Daniel, 1895-1966; papers relating to local government and legal matters, 1936-1956; papers relating to elections, 1922-1955; newspaper cuttings and notes relating to Göethe, 1932-1963; and miscellaneous papers, 1916-1966.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Personal matters; John Jones Roberts; Family; Local history; Blaenau Ffestiniog; Education; Ysgol y Moelwyn; Coleg Harlech; D. R. Daniel and related material; Local government and legal matters; Elections; Göethe; and Miscellaneous

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 Caernarfon Record Office


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


Related material: Further material relating to Jones-Roberts is Meirionydd Archives, Z/M/714.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Kate Winifred Jones-Roberts Collection, catalogue; KnowUK website ( viewed 3 November 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales) | History | Research
Education | Wales | Gwynedd
Jones-Roberts, John, | 1889-1962 | Archives
Jones-Roberts, Kate Winifred, | 1889-1971 | Archives
Justices of the peace | Wales | Gwynedd
Local government | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Daniel , David R. (David Robert) , 1859-1931
Jones-Roberts , John , 1889-1962
Jones-Roberts , Kate Winifred , 1889-1971

Corporate names
Coleg Harlech
Ysgol Sir Ffestiniog
Ysgol y Moelwyn

Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales)
Ffestiniog (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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