GB 0210 DOUOTT
Douglas J. Elliott Collection of Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu Papers,
- 1767-[20th century] / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
David Jones (d. 1771) was a member of the Jones family of Glanyrafon-ddu, in the parish of Talley, Carmarthenshire. He sailed on the East India tea merchant ship the Talbot, and the merchant ship the Royal Charlotte. His brother and heir was the Rev. Henry Jones of Chatham, Kent, whose son, Henry Jones (d. 1799), became a clerk in Rochester, Kent. In the 19th century, the Glanyrafon-ddu estate passed to the Rev. Henry Thomas Jones (d. 1836) and Lt-Col William Jones (d. 1845). Douglas J. (John) Elliot is a historian, researching mainly Shropshire; he collected a group of deeds relating to the Glanyrafon-ddu estate.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Douglas J. Elliott, 1960 and 1962.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Deeds and papers collected by Douglas J. Elliott, mainly relating to the Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu family and to properties in Llansadwrn, Pencarreg, and Talley, Carmarthenshire, 1767-1869; and typescript copy of the parish register of Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, 1713-1760, [20th century].
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged in chronological order by date of donation.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from collector and contents of fonds
Virtua system control number
Name access points
- Elliot, Douglas J. (Douglas John), [alive 1960-1978] (Creator)
- Jones family, of Glanyrafon-ddu. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW Project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Douglas J. Elliott Collection of Jones of Glanyrafon-ddu Papers.