Principal John Morgan Jones Papers

Scope and Content

Qualifications and testimonials of Rev. J. Morgan Jones; a certificate of merit issued to him whilst a student at the University College of S. Wales and Monmouthshire, 1891-1894; a certificate of the award of an exhibition. Also, letters to John Morgan Jones from W. Llewelyn Williams regarding an article on William Erbury and from a publishing firm regarding his book The New Testament in Modern Education.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Morgan Jones was born in 1873 in Cwmaman, Carmarthenshire. He graduated in English at Cardiff University in 1894 and then went to Brecon to study Divinity, before moving to Mansfield College, Oxford and graduating in Divinity in 1899.

In 1900 he was ordained a minister at the English Congregational Church, the Tabernacl, in Aberdare. In 1914 he started teaching at the Bala-Bangor College, Bangor on the subject of the History of the Church and English Literature. In 1926 he became Principal of the College, following the death of Thomas Rees.

Rev. John Morgan Jones is the author of several publications including, Y Tadau Pererin : eu Hanes a'u Neges (1920), Dysgeidiaeth Iesu Grist (1921), and Y Testament Newydd : ei hanes a'i gynnwys (1930). He died in 1946 and is buried at Glanadda cemetery, Bangor.


Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 8514 - 8526

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Related Material

For further John Morgan Jones Papers consult the Bala-Bangor Manuscripts. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub. Also consult the card index at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.


Jones, J. Morgan, The New Testament in modern education (1922)