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Bangor University
Treiorwerth, Bodedern Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TREI

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Treiorwerth, Bodedern Papers

Short Title: Treiorwerth, Bodedern Papers

Creation date(s): 1629 -1883

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 21 items

Name of creator(s): Wynne, Jones, Wynne Jones and other families connected with Treiorwerth and associated property.


Administrative/Biographical history: Mr S. Ll. Prothero, of Messrs S.R. Dew and Prothero, Solicitors, Valley and Holyhead, Anglesey, deposited this collection which he inherited on buying Treiorwerth at Bodedern, Anglesey. The Wynne Jones family had owned Treiorwerth previously and Mr Prothero bought it from Margaret Wynne Jones, only sister of Lieutenant Morys Wynne Jones (1887-1914). Lieutenant Wynne Jones was born at Caernarfon and was the first Gwynedd man to be killed in the First World War. His father John William Wynne Jones (1849-1928) was Rector of Caernarfon town; his mother Jessie Francis Bruce was the daughter of the first Lord Aberdare. Mr Prothero later sold the house to move to London where he was registrar of a bankruptcy court. Treiorwerth is now part of the Bodorgan Estate.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of deeds and other documents including wills and marriage settlements relating to property in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire. Material relates to transactions undertaken by various families including: the Wynne, Jones and Wynne Jones families of Treiorwerth, Anglesey; the Owen, Griffith and Nannau families of Caernarfonshire and the Anwyll, Lloyd and Meyrick families of Merionethshire.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged according to location and 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 17588-17618

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr. S. Ll. Prothero, Treiorwerth, Bodedern, Anglesey, June 1967


Related material: The Archives Department at the University of Wales, Bangor also holds other material relating to the Wynne Jones family of Treiorwerth, reference number: Carter Vincent Additional 3441-3528 . The Bodorgan Estate papers are also held at the Department.


Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

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

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

Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Marriage settlements | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Prothero , S. Ll.
Wynne Jones , Jessie Francis , [alive 1887-1914]
Wynne Jones , John William , 1849-1928
Wynne Jones , Morys , 1887-1914

Corporate names
Bodorgan Estate (Wales)
S.R. Dew and Prothero (Firm)

Anglesey (Wales)
Bodedern (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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