Plans and other papers drawn and collected by J. A. Jones, -1990, including sections, plans, statistics, correspondence and other papers relating to Llay Hall Colliery, [early 20th century]-1984; plans and sections of Brymbo, Brynmally, Cefn-y-bedd, Coed Talon, Coed-y-felin, Copy, Ffrith, Ffrwd, Glascoed, Grosvenor, Hafod Abley, Hazlewood, Hope, Llay Main, Pen-y-coed, Plas Mostyn, Pont Plas Maen, Talwrn, Ty'n Twll and Woodland collieries, and fireclay mines in Flintshire and Denbighshire, -1984; plans relating to Holywell-Halkyn Mining and Tunnel Co., [late 19th century]- 1990, and Park lead mines, [mid-19th century]; plans and sections of Cambrian Quarries, Lloyd's Quarries, Moel Ferna Quarries, Parc-y-meirch Quarry and Voel Quarry, [?1951]-1982; geological maps relating to areas of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Cheshire and Shropshire, 1888-1928; and papers of J. A. Jones as a member of the Royal Observer Corps, 1947.
JOHN ALBERT JONES, CHARTERED SURVEYOR, MSS
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- ReferenceGB 208 D-DM/1183
- Alternative Id.GB 208 D/DM/1183
- Dates of Creation-1990 (accumulated -1990)
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description148 items
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Albert Jones, ARICS (1906-1991), of South Bank, Rhyddyn Hill, Caergwrle, Flintshire, was a surveyor at Llay Hall Colliery, Llay, Denbighshire, 1923-1947. He subsequently went into private practice as a chartered surveyor, specialising in collieries, metalliferous mines, and slate and other quarries in north Wales. He collected historical items in connection with his work. He was a member of the Royal Observer Corps in 1947.
Arranged into the following: coal and fireclay mines; lead mines; quarries; and miscellaneous.
Deposited by A. J. Jones, Caergwrle, 1992.
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