Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin Papers

Scope and Content

Papers of the Jones family, 1728-1946, comprising letters, 1863-1946; marriage settlements, wills and related documents and deeds relating to Edern, Llanaelhaearn, Llandwrog and Llanystumdwy, Caernarfonshire, 1728-[1937]; financial records relating to one John Roberts, Brynygaidon, 1808-1810, to Tynycoed and Aberkin farms and to Clynnog Grammar School, 1872-1946; diaries of William Jones with miscellaneous insertions, 1869-1917; school reports and other items relating to Cissie Jones, 1897-1903; miscellaneous family papers, 1845-1937.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jones family farmed successively at Tynycoed, Clynnog, at Bodaden, Llanwnda, and at Aberkin, Llanystumdwy, all in Caernarfonshire. William Jones (d. c. 1921) farmed Tynycoed until 1899 before moving to Bodaden. William was treasurer of Clynnog Grammar School. In about 1920 the family moved again to Aberkin and following William's death the farm was taken over by [his son?] John Howard Jones (fl. 1920-1946).


Arranged into the following: correspondence; deeds, wills, etc.; accounts; diaries; miscellaneous;

Access Information

XM/1105/3/11-12 are not to be consulted without the express permission of the donor.

Acquisition Information

No information found


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Tynycoed, Bodaden and Aberkin 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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