Reference code(s): GB 0210 YNYSGAIN
Held at: National Library of Wales
Title: Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain Collection of Deeds and Papers
Short title: Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain, collection of deeds and papers
Dates of creation: 1501-1918
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.043 cubic metres (1 box, 5 volumes)
Name of creator(s): Dorothea Pughe-Jones
Administrative and biographical history: Dorothea Pughe-Jones lived at the turn of the 20th century. She wrote a handbook on the history of Wales and was awarded a prize at the Royal National Eisteddfod of Merthyr Tydfil in 1901. Ynysgain, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire had been in the possession of the Jones and Pughe-Jones family since the 17th century.
Scope and content: Papers of the family of Jones and Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire, 1501-1918, including deeds, mostly relating to the Cricieth area and to Merionethshire, 1501-1890; and an account book, 1614-1918.
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: manuscripts; deeds and documents; maps and plans; and portraits.
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.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to the National Library of Wales by Anne Eaden, Ynysgain, Cricieth, Caernarfonshire in 1957.
Related units of description: Maps and plans transferred to the Department of Pictures and Maps under the name of A Eaden. The manuscripts in the group are now NLW MSS 16135-8.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The collection of deeds pre-date the life of the creator Dorothea Pughe-Jones.
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 Pughe-Jones of Ynysgain Collection of Deeds and Papers.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: April 2003