Glanrhydfadog Papers

Scope and Content

Papers of Hugh Arthur Jones, 1916-1964; correspondence, newspaper cuttings and other papers of Priscie Roberts relating to Plaid Cymru, 1912-1980; programmes and other ephemera, 1903-1971; newspaper cuttings, 1934-1961; printed material, 1902-1960; family papers, 1881-[?1962]; photographs of Priscie Roberts and family, the Bebb family, Leila Megane and others, and of Caernarfonshire interest, 1880, 1914-1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

Priscilla (Priscie) Roberts (fl. 1912-1980) of Glanrhydfadog, Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfonshire, was women's organiser for Plaid Cymru in Caernarfonshire until her retirement in 1973. Her family inherited property in Brynrefail, Llanddeiniolen, from Jane Owen [her aunt?]. The Rev. Hugh Arthur Jones (d. 1964) was Stipendiary Curate of Llanwnda, 1938, and Llanbeblig, 1941, and Vicar of Beddgelert, 1946, Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, 1952, and Glanogwen, Bethesda, 1960. He was also an Officer in the Royal Army Chaplains' Department of the Territorial Army.


Arranged into the following: papers of Hugh Arthur Jones; Plaid Cymru; programme, orders of service and rememberance cards; newspaper cuttings; printed works and articles; family papers; miscellaneous; and photographs.

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Compiled by Seri Crawley and Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Glanrhydfadog/The Glanrhydfadog Papers, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

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Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.


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