Papurau Caradog Jones, Mynytho

Scope and Content

Papers of Caradog Jones of Mynytho, Llanengan, Caernarfonshire, 1708-1979, including papers relating to the 1947 Lleyn Survey, 1945-1952, 1970, including minutes and files relating to individual districts; papers relating to the North Wales District of the Workers' Educational Association, including minutes and annual reports, 1925-1977, to the Lleyn branch of the WEA, including correspondence and circulars, 1918-1974, and to the WEA generally, 1932-1972; other papers relating to adult education, 1932-1974; lecture and research notes of Caradog Jones, 1915-[1966]; personal papers, 1895-1973, including correspondence and papers relating to his work as Local Councillor etc; newspaper cuttings on various subjects relating to Wales, 1935-1975; programmes, 1926-1975; reports, 1937-1973; items relating to various local eisteddfodau, 1919-1977; school magazines and other items, 1890-1966; items relating to local chapels, 1874-1979; printed material, including ballad sheets and almanacs, 1824-1970; maps and plans relating to Caernarfonshire, including Ordnance Survey maps, 1708-[post 1931]; and photographs, mainly of the Mynytho area, [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Caradog Jones (fl. 1915-1978) of Mynytho, Llanengan, Caernarfonshire, was Secretary of the Lleyn Branch of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA), [c. 1931]- [c. 1973]. He lectured and researched various subjects including:education, agriculture, religion, genealogy, trade and industry and local history. He was awarded an MA in 1952. He was a Local Councillor and was Clerk to the South Caernarvonshire Parish Councils Association. He became a Justice of the Peace in 1954. In 1947, the Survey Council for Rural Wales conducted a social survey of the Lleyn Peninsula, for which Jones was the Local Committee Secretary.


Arranged into the following: the Lleyn survey, 1947; W. E. A. papers; lecture and research notes; personal papers; newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous; maps and plans; and photographs.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Caradog Jones, Bron Eirian, Mynytho/Papers of Caradog Jones, Bron Eirian, Mynytho, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

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