Bodfeirig Estate Papers

Scope and Content

Bodfeirig Estate Papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

In the volume 'Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Familes with their collateral branches in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and other parts' by J. E. Griffith, this family is shown to trace it's origins to Hwfa and one of the fifteen tribes of north Wales. Properties including: Cwm, Glanrafon, Neuadd, Trefri, Towyn and Bodfeirig have been inherited and formed part of the Bodfeirig Estate. Hugh Jones son of Jones Jones of Bodfeirig married Ellen, daughter of Hugh Roberts and Margaret Hughes of Neuadd and Trefri. Their son John Roberts Jones married Eunice Martha Buckland of Wraysury whose children are the main creators of this collection being trustees and executors. The Bodfeirig Estate originally comprised of the greater part of the village of Brynsiencyn divided into upper and lower Bryn. The whole of lower Bryn and one half of upper Bryn passed under the will of Mr John Roberts Jones (Junior) deceased to Mr Frank Virgo Jones for life with remainder to his eldest son as tenant in tail. The remaining one half share of upper Bryn passed under the will of the late Mrs Eunice Martha Jones [Nee Buckland] to her children alive: Mr Frank Virgo Jones; Dr. Howel Buckland Jones; Mr Harold Madoc Jones; Mr John Roberts Jones (Junior); Mr Evan Rhys Jones; Mrs Eleanor Edith Williams; Miss Gweneifur Marian Jones; Miss Eunice Mary Wood and Miss Jane Gwladus Hopkins Jones. Properties in Caernarvonshire passed to the nine children under the will of their Aunt Miss Henrietta Wynne Jones of Glan Seiont, Caernarvon. Henrietta id the daughter of William Jones, brother of Hugh Jones of Bodfeirig.

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Acquisition Information

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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)

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da /Good condition

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.


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