E. W. Cemlyn-Jones Collection of Caernarfonshire Deeds,

Scope and Content

Deeds, documents and probate records, 1617-1853, relating mainly to the parishes of Caerhun, Conwy, Dwygyfylchi, Gyffin, Llanbedrycennin and Llannor, Caernarfonshire, and to the Abbey estate, in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and Caernarfonshire, 1811-1819; notes on sermons, 1861-1889; and miscellaneous papers relating to Amlwch, Anglesey, 1801-1868.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones (1888-1966) of Amlwch, Anglesey, and later of Penmaenmawr, Caernarfonshire, trained as a barrister, served in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1914-1918, sat on various committees and was chairman of Anglesey County Council, 1928-1930. Knighted in 1941, he died on 6 June 1966.

Arrangement

Arranged in two parcels, then chronologically.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by E. W. Cemlyn-Jones of London, Nov. 1935.

Note

Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones (1888-1966) of Amlwch, Anglesey, and later of Penmaenmawr, Caernarfonshire, trained as a barrister, served in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1914-1918, sat on various committees and was chairman of Anglesey County Council, 1928-1930. Knighted in 1941, he died on 6 June 1966.

Title supplied from contents of fonds and name of depositor.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

Archivist's Note

September 2003; minor amendments May 2005

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of the contents of two parcels of documents deposited by Mr E. W. Cemlyn Jones, London.

Conditions Governing Use

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Appraisal Information

Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Further papers relating to Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones are in Caernarfon Record Office (uncatalogued).

Additional Information

Published

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