Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Trefor, Caernarfonshire, and the vicinity, 1817-1988, including papers relating to local eisteddfodau, 1950-1988; programmes and other ephemera for dramas, 1960-1988, and concerts and other events, 1922-1988; chapel annual reports, 1939-1985, orders of service, 1945-1988, and hymn sheets, 1880-1987; religious publications relating to Caernarfonshire, 1938-1987; election addresses, 1974-1988; almanacs, 1926-1953; diaries, mainly of Richard O. Williams, Trefor, 1900-1962; miscellaneous tickets and posters, 1983-1988; leaflets, 1969-1988; photograph albums relating mainly to Ysgol Trefor, [c. 1883]-1962; and records relating to organisations, including Trefor Village Institute, Trefor Silver Band and Trefor Flower Show, 1929-1988, and the Cors y Mynydd charity, 1817-1980.

Administrative / Biographical History

Trefor is a village located in the parish of Llanaelhaearn on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula, Caernarfonshire. Geraint Jones (fl. 1986) collected various documents relating especially to cultural and religious life in the village and the surrounding area.


Arranged into the following: eisteddfodau; dramas; musical events; chapel annual reports; religious services; religious publications; elections; various Trefor organisations; almanacs; miscellaneous (1st deposit); diaries; eisteddfodau; elections; religious pubications; religious services; various Trefor organisations; programmes; tickets; posters; miscellaneous; leaflets; newspapers; map; photographs (2nd deposit).

Access Information

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor (Geraint Jones, Trefor, Papers), catalogue; Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Geraint Jones, Trefor (Ychwanegol)(Geraint Jones, Trefor, Additional Papers), catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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