Papers of Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon

Scope and Content

Records of Griffith Jones, solicitor, Caernarfon, 1822-1947, including business records, 1892-1911; bills of costs of counsel and agents, 1890-1901; records of cases in petty sessions courts, 1890-1901; records relating to civil actions, 1867-1910; wills and records relating to administration of estates, 1829-1913; trusts and settlements, 1862-1907; records relating to business concerns, 1876-1913; records relating to Llandinorwic Permanent Benefit Building Society, 1889-1901; papers relating to land transactions, 1883-1919; deeds and related documents mostly relating to properties in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, 1822-1947; miscellaneous, 1868-1911; and printed material, 1889-1917.

Administrative / Biographical History

Griffith Jones, solicitor, was based in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. The firm was primarily concerned with conveyancing, mortgages and leases, dealing with properties in Caernarfonshire and Anglesey.


Arranged into the following: Records of solicitor's practice; Bills of costs of counsel and agents; Cases in petty sessions courts; Civil actions; Willas and the administration of estates; Trusts relating to various business concerns; Llandinorwic P. B. Building Society; Bundles of papers relating to land transactions; Conveyances, leases, mortgages, etc. relating to individual properties; Bundles of papers relating to miscellaneous matters; Unbundled papers realting to clients' affairs (miscellaneous); and Printed material.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Griffith Jones, Cyfreithwr, Caernarfon/ Papers of Griffith Jones, Solicitor, Caernarfon.

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.


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