Papurau William Vaughan Jones, Waunfawr

Scope and Content

Papers of William Vaughan Jones, 1824-1977, including drama scripts and adjudications, [1944]-1977; local history notes relating mainly to Waunfawr and Caernarfonshire, [?1963]-1976; personal papers and letters, 1915-1976; talks and essays by Vaughan Jones, [1970s], and David Thomas, 1900; various programmes and tickets, 1865-1976; items relating Caernarvonshire Historical Society, 1963; miscellaneous poems, [20th century]; miscellaneous items of historical interest relating to Caernarfonshire, 1824-1968, including diaries.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Vaughan Jones [fl. 1910-1976], of Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire, was a dramatist and local historian. He wrote dramas in Welsh for local drama companies, radio and for eisteddfod competition. He wrote on the local history of Caernarfonshire and in particular Waunfawr and contributed talks to the radio programme Rhwng Gwyl a Gwaith. He was married to Mary Vaughan Jones.


Arranged into the following: drama scripts; local history notes; talks and essays; poems; Caernarvonshire Historical Society; diaries; correspondence; programmes; tickets; certificates; miscellaneous.

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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 William Vaughan Jones, dramodydd a hanesydd lleol, Y Waunfawr, Caernarfon (Papers of William Vaughan Jones, dramatist and local historian, Waunfawr, Caernarfon), catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

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Usual copyright regulations apply

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