Account book being a financial record of the journey of John Jones, drover, with his pigs, to the Midlands, 1804-1805. Includes names of customers, details of wages paid to his assistants and amounts paid at toll gates. Also contains details of products bought and sold at Abercain and surrounding area, 1821-1822.
John Jones, Drover Account Book
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS JJD
- Dates of Creation1804 - 1822
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Little biographical information was available regarding John Jones, drover, of Abercain, Gwynedd. He was the father of a George Jones, who in turn was the father of William, a farmer, Robert, a banker in Pwllheli and John, a minister.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
Open to all users.
Donated by J. Howard Jones in 1932.
Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.
Other Finding Aids
An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 917
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