William Jones & Son, Timber Merchants, Pwllheli Papers

Scope and Content

The collection consists of material concerning the family business of William Jones & Son and personal material belonging to William and Griffith Jones. It includes letters - some relating to local politics and religious affairs, letter books, diaries, memoranda books, invoices and other miscellaneous documents including receipts, plans and specifications, a price list and contract.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Jones & Son, a timber merchants and shipbuilding enterprise at Abererch Road and Sand Street in the town of Pwllheli, Gwynedd, was the family business of William Jones fl.1822 and his son Griffith Jones fl.1851.


Material is arranged in according to record type, then chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 17852-17905

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.