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Bangor University
Cadwaladr Jones, Ffestiniog Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CJ

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Cadwaladr Jones, Ffestiniog Papers

Short Title: Cadwaladr Jones, Ffestiniog Papers

Creation date(s): 1838 - 1891

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 27 items

Name of creator(s): Cadwaladr Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: Cadwaladr Jones of Pen-y-ffridd, Ffestiniog, Merioneth was a zealous Congregationalist and one of the main supporters of the cause in Ffestiniog. No further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description.


Scope and content/abstract: A collection of diaries, 1854-1891. The entries are quite sparse with details of preachers and their subjects, notes on chapel members and much information on deaths and burials, some of which occurred at local quarries. One entry made in April 1854 refers to 32 people leaving for America.
In addition, four books consisting of musical notation, described as Llyfrau Pricio . The compositions are mostly of a religious nature. One, bears the name of John Cadwaladr, and the other of Hugh Roberts, Llanrug, 1838.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to record type and then chronologically 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: An item level catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4756-4759, 4765-4787

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items 4756-4759 were donated by Mr J. W. Jones, Minffordd, Ffestiniog, in November 1942, whilst items 4765-4787 were the gift of Mrs Ann Vaughan Lewis, niece of Cadwaladr Jones.



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2002

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

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

Diaries | Wales | 19th century
Music | Wales, North | 19th century

Personal names
Jones , Cadwaladr , fl. 1854-1891

Corporate names

Ffestiniog (Wales)

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