Records of Richard Jones, currier, Beaumaris

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Administration of estates, 1838 - 1923; wills and administration, 1760 - 1903; family events, 1773 - 1929; education, 1861 - 1914; careers, 1889 - 1923; life insurance, 1872 - 1917; financial papers, 1875 - 1937; miscellaneous items, 1827 - 1922; correspondence, 1845 - 1928; items relating to Beaumaris social life: Beaumaris Literary Institute minute book, 1863 - 1879; papers and programmes relating to concerts, horticultural society shows, regattas, eisteddfodau, steamers, religious and political events, [1870 - 1923]; Beaumaris Borough Council, 1886 - 1907; Beaumaris Promenade Pier Company, 1892 - 1913; and papers relating to the ownership and lease of properties, 1857 - 1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers were found at 24 Church St., Beaumaris and belonged to Richard Jones [c. 1860] - [c. 1920]. They include earlier records of his family and in particular his mother, Ann, his wife, Ellen and children, Griff, Dorothy and Myfanwy. Many records are of the properties which Ann and Richard rented out to visitors in Beaumaris and to tenants mainly in Beaumaris, Bangor and Llanfairfechan. Richard Jones was a member of Beaumaris Town council from 1886, until 1905 and also served as deputy mayor. He was involved with several other local societies. The records also include those of the currier business of Richard Jones and other family businesses of Griffith Jones, grocer and leather dealer, Griffith Price Jones, grocer and currier; Griffith Jones, tanner, currier, general and leather merchant and Dr. Evans.

Arrangement

Arranged by type

Conditions Governing Access

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit. , 1991

Note

Os gwelwch yn dda archebwch y dogfenau gan ddefnyddio y rhif cyfeirnod amgen (lle ddarperidd) / Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided)

Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifdy Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archivesand the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr gweddol /Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Gaynor Elizabeth Nice for Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office, WD22, Records of Richard Jones, currier, 38 Castle Street and 24 Church Street, Beaumaris and family.

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Swyddfa Gofnodi Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn wedi eu cadw /All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey Archives have been retained.

Accruals

Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected