Document referenceHRA/DX519
Level of description Fonds
TitleWilliam Jones of Hengoed and Hughesovka papers
Date1906-1909
Creator(s)William Jones
BackgroundJohn William (Willie) Jones of Hengoed and Lancashire went out to Hughesovka in 1906 as Colliery Engineer to the 14 collieries of the New Russia Company. His wife, Ina, joined him there in 1907, but ill health forced her to return to Britain in the following year. William Jones remained with the Company for some years until he returned to Coedely. The cards and photographs in this collection chart William’s experiences from his journey our to Russia in 1906, to his visit to Britain and return journey to Hughesovka in 1909
DescriptionPostcards and letters from Willie Jones to family members
LanguageEnglish
Extent0.001 cubic metres (1 paper, 8 postcards)
Physical characteristicsMost in good condition. HRA/DX519/15 needs repair
AppraisalAll records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
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