Papurau Ellis Jones

Scope and Content

Papers of Ellis Jones, senior, 1837-1896, comprising bills and receipts, 1837-1896, letters, 1846-1891, and other papers, 1846-1889; papers of William Jones, 1869-1938, comprising bills and receipts, 1893-1906, letters, 1900-1938, and other papers, 1869-1904; papers of Ellis Jones, junior, 1932-1967, including letters, 1938-1967; memorial cards, 1881-1900; and miscellaneous items, 1845-1938.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ellis Jones (fl. 1846-1896) lived at Llymgwyn, near Abererch, in the parish of Llannor, Caernarfonshire. His brother, William (fl. 1893-1938), bred Welsh Black Cattle and Shire Horses and bought Plas y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire, in 1896. Ellis' son, also Ellis Jones (fl. 1907-[1970s]), was born at Llymgwyn but went to Plas y Bryn in 1907. He moved to Newcastle as a land estate agent in 1911, then to York in 1915 and was stationed in Gibraltar during the First World War. He returned to Wales to live in the 1970s.


Arranged into the following: papers of Ellis Jones; papers of William Jones; papers of Ellis Jones (son of Ellis Jones); miscellaneous.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Ellis Jones/Ellis Jones Papers, catalogue.

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