GB 0210 CEMNES
E. W. Cemlyn-Jones Collection of Caernarfonshire Deeds,
- 1617-1889 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
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.
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.
Conditions of access and use area
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds and name of depositor.
Virtua system control number
Genre access points
Description control area
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
September 2003; minor amendments May 2005
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.