Fonds GB 0210 GWINES - Gwilym Jones, MP, Papers,

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Gwilym Jones, MP, Papers,


  • 1983-1997 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.603 cubic metres (30 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Gwilym Jones was born in Chiswick, London, in 1947. He was educated in London before moving to Cardiff in 1960. He continued his education in Cardiff and became a registered insurance broker. In 1983 he was elected as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Cardiff North, a seat he held until 1997. He was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Welsh Office in 1992.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Gwilym Jones between 1991 and 1997.

Mr Gwilym Jones; Cardiff:; Donation (card indexes)

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of Gwilym Jones, MP, including constituency files, 1983-1997; questionnaire replies, 1985-1995; and subject files, 1980-1997, relating to local, national and international issues.

Card indexes to the papers previously donated.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged as follows: constituency files; constituents' questionnaire replies; and subject files. The files are then arranged alphabetically by subject, and then chronologically within each file.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Some files are closed for 50 years after the last date in each file: exemption s40, Freedom of Information Act 2000. 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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Finding aids

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

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2003.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Gwilym Jones Papers;

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