- 1597-1943 (accumulated -1943) / (Creation)
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0.143 cubic metres (5 boxes)
Name of creator
The Rev. Thomas Llechid Jones (1867-1946) was a cleric with an interest in the history of North Wales. He was born at Tyddyn Uchaf, Llanllechid, Caernarfonshire, and educated at the University College, Bangor, Caernarfonshire. He was the vicar of several parishes in Denbighshire: Ysbyty Ifan, from 1906, vicar of Llysfaen, from 1915, and rector of Llangynhafal, from 1934. He contributed to a number of periodicals, including Yr Haul and Y Llan, and was a prominent member of the Welsh Bibliographic Society. He acquired some of the genealogical papers of H. R. Hughes, of Kinmel Hall, Abergele, Denbighshire (1827-1911).
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Scope and content
Manuscripts collected by, and papers of, the Rev. T. Llechid Jones, including personal correspondence, 1883-1943; miscellaneous correspondence, 1826-1907; diaries, 1888-1935; addresses, 1911-1937; miscellaneous notes, 1888-1941; antiquarian notes, 1700-1943, mainly relating to parishes in North Wales; press cuttings, 1890-1934; pedigrees, genealogical material and correspondence of H. R. Hughes, 1867-1920; deeds and documents relating to Llysfaen, Caernarfonshire, and elswhere, 1597-1880; and printed books, with manuscript notes, 1678-1937.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged as follows: T. Llechid Jones manuscripts; manuscripts and antiquarian notes collected by T. Llechid Jones; H. R. Hughes Kinmel manuscripts; correspondence comprising letters to and from T. Llechid Jones, and miscellaneous letters; deeds and documents relating to Llysfaen and elsewhere; and printed books with manuscript notes.
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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 laws apply.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue, in Welsh, is available at the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
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Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. Material collected by the Rev. T. Llechid Jones predates his birth.
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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, T. Llechid Jones Schedule; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001)
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project.