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Bangor University
William Jones's Plas Dinas Account Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WJAB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: William Jones's Plas Dinas Account Book

Short Title: William Jones's Plas Dinas Account Book

Creation date(s): 1707-1710

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): William Jones

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Plas Dinas is located near Llanwnda, Gwynedd. It probably became the home of Captain Thomas Bulkeley through his marriage to Jane, widow of Thomas Williams of Plas Dinas.
Today, Plas Dinas is a Hotel and is licensed to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The account book of a William Jones being a record of the activities at Plas Dinas, near Llanwnda, Gwynedd, such as buying cheese and butter, what was sowed in the Spring of 1709. Also, references to local workers and family friends.
The document is a reflection of the agricultural and social state of the area in the early 18th century.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 870

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented to the University of Wales Bangor by Carneddog.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are the Carneddog Manuscripts and the Diary of Peter Bayley Williams . Collection level descriptions are available on the Archives Hub

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Agriculture | Wales | Llanwnda
Wales | Social life and customs

Personal names
Jones , William , fl. 1707-1710 , of Plas Dinas (Llanwnda , Gwynedd)

Corporate names
Plas Dinas Estate ( Wales)

Places

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