Edward Jones of Cardiff papers

Scope and Content

Papers of Edward Jones, relating to education, 1902-1904; Merchant Navy, 1908-1910; colliery employment, 1910-1913; war service, 1915; City of Cardiff Electric Light Department, 1905-1961; South Wales Electricity Board, 1947-1961; household accounts, 1913-1920; church activities, [c. 1890]-1975; photographs, [c. 1890]-1969; personal correspondence, 1908-1932; Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1931-1956; Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1937-1956; South Wales Institute of Engineers, 1935-1970; and photograph and year books relating to Police Sergeant Robert Chapman, 1901-[c. 1926].

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Jones, electrical engineer, attended Cardiff Higher Grade School, Roath, Glamorgan, in the early 1900s. He served in the Merchant Navy, 1908-1910, before taking employment as a colliery electrician. For most of his career, he was employed as an electrician with the City of Cardiff Electric Light Department, and later the South Wales Area Electricity Board (SWAEB). In 1947, he was appointed to the post of deputy chairman of SWAEB.

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Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1975-1976


Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

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