Papers of Captain William Jones of the Albion Inn, Chapel Street, Caernarfon, later of the Castle Hotel, High Street, Pwllheli

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Captain William Jones, 1842-1905, including master's certificates, 1851-1876; testimonials, 1868-1875; certificates of discharge, 1869-1875; navigation manuals and printed books, 1842-1875, miscellaneous personal papers, 1873-1875; papers relating to the Albion Inn, Caernarfon, and the Castle Hotel, Pwllheli, 1878-1903; correspondence of Jane Jones, 1901-1904; invoices and receipts, 1899-1905; and miscellaneous papers, [c. 1887]-[c. 1903].

Administrative / Biographical History

William Jones (fl. 1810-1900), served on a number of ships including William Henry of Caernarfon, Telegraph of London, Lizzie Hobley of Liverpool, and Boaz of Caernarfon, between 1869 and 1875. Jones owned the Albion Inn, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, and, from 1887, the Castle Hotel, later the Castle Inn, Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire. Jane Jones took over the licence for the Castle Hotel in 1901.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Shipping papers of Captain William Jones; and Papers relating to the Albion Inn, Caernarfon and the Castle Hotel, Pwllheli.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papers of Captain William Jones of the Albion Inn, Chapel Street, Caernarfon, later of the Castle Hotel, High Street, Pwllheli, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected