Fonds GB 0210 CEMNES - E. W. Cemlyn-Jones Collection of Caernarfonshire Deeds,

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E. W. Cemlyn-Jones Collection of Caernarfonshire Deeds,


  • 1617-1889 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

72 items

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones (1888-1966) of Amlwch, Anglesey, and later of Penmaenmawr, Caernarfonshire, trained as a barrister, served in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1914-1918, sat on various committees and was chairman of Anglesey County Council, 1928-1930. Knighted in 1941, he died on 6 June 1966.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by E. W. Cemlyn-Jones of London, Nov. 1935.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds, documents and probate records, 1617-1853, relating mainly to the parishes of Caerhun, Conwy, Dwygyfylchi, Gyffin, Llanbedrycennin and Llannor, Caernarfonshire, and to the Abbey estate, in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and Caernarfonshire, 1811-1819; notes on sermons, 1861-1889; and miscellaneous papers relating to Amlwch, Anglesey, 1801-1868.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged in two parcels, then chronologically.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Further papers relating to Sir E. W. Cemlyn-Jones are in Caernarfon Record Office (uncatalogued).

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Title supplied from contents of fonds and name of depositor.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2003; minor amendments May 2005


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of the contents of two parcels of documents deposited by Mr E. W. Cemlyn Jones, London.

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