File NLW MS 11449E. - Correspondence, &c., of John Jones, Junior, and others,

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NLW MS 11449E.


Correspondence, &c., of John Jones, Junior, and others,


  • [1654]-1717 (Creation)

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Holograph letters and miscellaneous papers of the family of John Jones, Junior, of Wrexham, etc. The writers include Anne Vaughan, Corsygedol, to her brother Collonell Hugh Wynne, Bodscallan near Conway, [16]72 (a dispute with Mr. Jones of Wrexam over a right of way); Humphrey Jones to John Jones, 1673-1681 (4), and to [his step-daughter] Mary Jones, [16]86 (James Payne's portion, a debt due from Tho. Humphreys, and other money matters, a tenant for the ferry at Conway; the receipt of the writer's rent, the troubles of 'poor Dicke' [Richard Jones of Llanenddwyn]); J[onathan] Edwardes [archdeacon of Londonderry], Newtown Limavady, to his nephew [John] Jones, [16]79 (news of the writer's family); Charles Price, Machynlleth, to [John Jones] 1683 (Humffrey Jones's estate) (endorsed with a letter from Thomas Griffith, Llanciling, [16]83); Ann Major, London, to her aunt Mrs. Mary Jones, Brynnyfunon in Wrexham, 1684 (news of the writer's family); Jo. Jones to [his father-in-law Humphrey Jones], [16]84, and from Wrexham, etc., to his wife Mary Jones, Brin y ffynnon, etc., 1686-1690 (9) (an account of the possession of Penamnen, the likely ruin of the Taltreithin estate, personal, concerns in Mallwyd, Sir Richard Middleton's death, hangings in the Wrexham area, news of friends, money matters, the writer's term of office as sheriff [of Denbighshire], elections of 1690, Merioneth sessions); Roger Sontley, Wrexham, to Mr. 'Debity' Jones, Aldermanbury, London, 1689 (legal, news of actions in Ireland); Mary (Marry) Jones to her [step-]father Humphrey Jones, Aldermanbury, London, [16]86, and to [her husband John Jones], undated (2) (the recipient's concerns, losses caused by Tho. Jones, a visit to Sir W[illiam] W[illiams]); Wm. Williams to [ ] Jones, 1688 (arrears of rent) (fragment); F[ranics] Prichard, Jesus Coll[ege, Oxford], to John Jones, [16]88 (Oxford University news); Vrsula Mathewes, Blodwell, to her aunt Mary Jones, Cheapside, London [1689/90] (personal, the elections) (together with a postscript by the recipient's niece F[rances] Edwards); Thomas ?Speed, London, to John Jones, 169[ ] (the passing of Sir J. Fenwick's Act, Hugh Nanny's appointment as Vice-Admiral of North Wales, the negotiation of a treaty, a proclamation concerning hammered money) (mutilated); E. Wynne to John Jones, [16]92 (a transaction with the recipient's uncle) (endorsed with a note by John Jones); O[wen] P[richard] to John Jones, 1693 (money matters, alms money belonging to Beaumaris School, Dyffryn [Ardudwy] and Mallwyd rents, the employment of a miner); [Sir] Wi[lliam] Williams [1st bart.], Greys Inn, to Mr. Sergeant Rutland, [16]95 (the sealing of cousin Jones's deed); George Wooller, Chester, to John Jones, [16]95 (Mrs. Anne Jones's poor and low condition); Jo. Nicholas, Hook Norton, etc., to John Jones, 1696-1709 (2) (an invitation, family news); Richard Vaughan, Dolegwin, [16]99 (the writings belonging to Vchlawrcoed, etc., the recipient's rights to Talwrn); Charles King, Oxon., to John Jones, 1705 (the sale of the recipient's books, life in Oxford); U. Bridgeman, Blod[well], to her uncle John Jones, 1710 (legal); and John Williams, London, to John Jones, 1714/15 (lottery tickets). The miscellaneous papers include the certificate, 1663, by John Taylor, clerk of the parish of Woolwich, of the marriage of John Jones and Mary Paine on 9 February, 1662/3 (mutilated); rentals and memoranda, 1665-1696 and undated, relating to estates in Mallwyd, Montgomeryshire, and in Dyffryn [Ardudwy], Merioneth; the instrument, 17 April, 1696, of the appointment of John Jones, esquire, to be deputy lieutenant of the county of Merioneth (seal wanting); a sheet containing particulars of the location and measurements of parcels of land, 1701; lists of title-deeds, temp. Edward VI-1695 and undated, relating to land in Ardidwy, Merioneth; the will of John Jones of the township of Dudliston, co. Salop, esquire, 24 February, 1714/15 (cancelled 17 April, 1717); a poem, undated, by John Carless entitled 'To His Ever Honoured Patron Mr. Humphry Jones of Aldermanbury. And one of the Common Counsell of this Great Matropolis'; instructions, undated, to Owen Prichard concerning deeds and writings [of John Jones]; a list of manors in the lordshp of Bromfield and Yale, with an estimate of the profits of their courts, 11-14 Charles [II] (1659-1662); an account of the reprises due to the purchasers of Bromfield and Yale [after 1653]; and a list, undated, of the hundreds, parishes, and parts of parishes in the lordship of Englefeild.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Plas Yolyn 20.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 11449E.

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