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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Jones, Meirion, Bala, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/451

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau Meirion Jones, Bala

Short Title: Jones, Meirion, Bala, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1934-1956

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (26 items)

Name of creator(s): Meirion Jones (1907-1970)


Administrative/Biographical history: Meirion Jones (1907-1970) was a primary school headmaster in Llandrillo, 1939-1945, Dyffryn Ardudwy, 1945-1950, and Bala, 1950-1970, Merionethshire. He was Secretary of the Merionethshire Urdd Gobaith Cymru committee, a member of the Urdd's Council and secretary of the Urdd National Eisteddfodau of 1936 and 1954. he came into the possession of a notebook of David John (D. J.) Williams (1886-1950) of Llanbedr, Merionethshire, author and schoolmaster.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Meirion Jones, 1934-1956, comprising committee minutes of the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Blaenau Festiniog, 1934-1936; letters relating to the Urdd and other subjects, 1936-1956; and notebook containing essays of D. J. Williams, Llanbedr, [20th century].


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, 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 at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/451), catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Jones, Meirion, | 1907-1970 | Correspondence
Urdd Gobaith Cymru | Archives

Personal names
Jones , Meirion , 1907-1970
Williams , D. J. (David John) , 1886-1950

Corporate names
Urdd Gobaith Cymru

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

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