Papers of E. Madoc Jones

Scope and Content

Papers of Enid Madoc Jones, Anglesey, [1868] - [1987], family and personal papers, 1868 - 1972; correspondence, 1886 - 1987; literary works by members of the family, [1840s] - 1980; sketches and drawings, 1900 - 1920s; and photographs, 1890 - 1986.

Administrative / Biographical History

Evan Madoc Jones (1868 - 1953) was headmaster of Beaumaris Grammar School from 1895 to 1933. The papers contain much information on the school and some of its ex-pupils. He and his wife, Catherine, took a keen interest in movements in the town and he was an elder at the Presbyterian Church and a local preacher. They had two children, Enid and Geraint. Mr and Mrs Madoc Jones moved to Old Colwyn, Denbighshire, in 1937; she died in 1951. Enid Madoc Jones (b. 1900) wrote poems and plays. She studied the life of the author Lewis Carroll and was interested in local history. She taught at her father's old school. Both Geraint and Enid wrote articles, many on the history of the school, Beaumaris and local history.


Arranged into the following: Beaumaris grammar school; family and personal; diaries; correspondence; postcards; greeting cards; literary works by members of the family; drawings; family educational; war; scrapbooks; miscellaneous printed material; Beaumaris; education-general; religion; guide books; printed booklets; photographs (Madoc Jones family, people; Beaumaris grammar school; Beaumaris; Anglesey; miscellaneous scenes; Colwyn Bay; miscellaneous); glass negatives; and old prints.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Enid Madoc Jones, and son, Geraint W. Madoc Jones, 1968 - 1980.


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)

Other Finding Aids

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

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used for the compilation of the description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Papurau/Papers of E. Madoc Jones catalogue.

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.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Beaumaris Papers and the Bulkeley family papers: Photographs and glass negatives. WM2045/2; WQSA/CHA David Hughes Collection.