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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Ynysfor collection of Pughe and Jones family papers

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DL

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Ynysfor Collection

Short Title: Ynysfor collection of Pughe and Jones family papers

Creation date(s): 1620-1875

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Pughe family of Bodilan; Pughe family of Llanfrothen; Jones family of Ynysfor


Administrative/Biographical history: John Pughe (d. 1737) of Bodilan, Llanfihangel-y-pennant, Merionethshire, was the son of William Pughe. He married firstly Anne Wynne (d. 1729) in 1719, and secondly Anne Thomas in 1731. Following his death in 1737, his wife continued to live at Bodilan until c. 1789. Richard Pughe (fl. 1790-1832) was rector of Llanfrothen, Merionethshire. His daughter was married to Evan Jones (fl. 1838-1857) of Ynysfor, Llanfrothen. By 1860, John Jones lived at Ynysfor.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1620-1875, mainly relating to the Pughe family of Bodilan and Llanfrothen and the Jones family of Ynysfor, including bonds, 1620-1733; notes of agreement, 1669-1730; ledger and day book of John Pughe, 1716-1732; letters, 1737-1875; wills, 1763-1806; receipts, 1753-[c. 1862]; bills, 1814-1860; and terriers, 1817-1837.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers passed to Misses S. and M. E. Jones of Llanfrothen.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from domicile of depositors.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Archifdy Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Ynysfor/ The Ynysfor Collection, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Estate administration | Wales | Gwynedd
Jones family, | of Ynysfor | Archives
Pughe family, | of Bodilan | Archives
Pughe family, | of Llanfrothen | Archives

Personal names
Jones family , of Ynysfor
Pughe family , of Bodilan (Llanfihangel-y-pennant)
Pughe family , of Llanfrothen

Corporate names

Bodilan (Wales)
Llanfihangel-y-pennant (Wales)
Llanfrothen (Wales)
Ynysfor (Wales)

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