Fonds GB 0210 TLLNES - T. Llechid Jones Collection,

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T. Llechid Jones Collection,


  • 1597-1943 (accumulated [1887]-1943) / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.143 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased, 1944.

Content and structure area

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.

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 laws apply.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

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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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See also NLW MS 23438B; Rev. T. Llechid Jones Manuscripts are also held at the University of Bangor.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from contents of fonds. Material collected by the Rev. T. Llechid Jones predates his birth.

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Institution identifier

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

March 2003.


  • English



The following sources were used for the preparation of the description: NLW, T. Llechid Jones Schedule; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001)

Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project.

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