Papurau F. Wynn Jones

Scope and Content

Family papers of F. Wynn Jones, [c. 1845]-[1952], including a Llandrillo gross rent charge, [c. 1845]; miscellaneous poetry and songs, 1848-1909; portraits of the donor's great-grandfather, Evan Evans (1785-1869), and his sister, [1860s]; sermon notes, [1867]; and family letters, 1872-1898.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas and Margaret Jones, Caepant, Llandderfel, Merionethshire, married in 1853. In 1893, their son, Thomas Francis Jones, of Branas Lodge, Llandrillo, Merionethshire, married Catherine Edwards, daughter of John and Mary Edwards of Brynderw, Llawrbetws, Llandderfel. Their second son was F. Wynn Jones (1898-1970), a statistician, who wrote Godre'r Berwyn (Cardiff, 1952), a portrayal of his childhood home in Edeirnion.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/447), catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected


Jones, F. Wynn, Godre'r Berwyn (Cardiff, 1952)