Papurau Meirion Jones, Bala

Scope and Content

Papers of Meirion Jones, 1934-1956, comprising committee minutes of the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Blaenau Festiniog, 1934-1936; letters relating to the Urdd and other subjects, 1936-1956; and notebook containing essays of D. J. Williams, Llanbedr, [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Meirion Jones (1907-1970) was a primary school headmaster in Llandrillo, 1939-1945, Dyffryn Ardudwy, 1945-1950, and Bala, 1950-1970, Merionethshire. He was Secretary of the Merionethshire Urdd Gobaith Cymru committee, a member of the Urdd's Council and secretary of the Urdd National Eisteddfodau of 1936 and 1954. he came into the possession of a notebook of David John (D. J.) Williams (1886-1950) of Llanbedr, Merionethshire, author and schoolmaster.


Arranged chronologically

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/451), 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.

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