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Acc. 2970Ref: MUS/273 Reference:
[GB 0212] MUS/273Date(s):
8 itemsScope and content:
Maps, pamphlets, notebooks and similar likely to be associated with James Jenkins, sometime police officer.
'The 'Welcome' Photographic Exposure Record and Diary 1920. Inside front cover has ink stamp, 'J. Jenkins, Derwent, Mason ['s Road, Gorseiro (/Gorseinion, Glamorgan]'. Contains a great deal of practice writing, including signatures. Subjects recorded include 'football team', head and shoulders shots, 'Roman Bridge, Llangollen'. Diary also records sporting results, purchases of wood, industrial action (entry for March 1st, 'No work on strike for 40% advance Steelworkers throughout South Wales'), poultry raising, royal visit, holidays at Llandrindod Wells and Llanon (Cards.), fishing.
Police Officer's Pocket Book issued to J. Jenkins S.C., 13 February 1940. First five pages only used, covering the period between Saturday 17 February and Saturday 25 May. Entries mostly record patrolling the coast road north and south, give weather conditions and conclude 'nothing to report', the exceptions being 'Guarding aeroplane', 18 and 19 February.
Green-covered notebook, 'Stores, J. James'. Ink stamp inside front cover, 'Police Station, Llanddewi Brefi, Cards.'
Entries concern details of crimes and descriptions of suspects, including two absconding German officers.
15 August1941-9 January 1943.
Tregaron Angling Association member's ticket No. 52, made out to Mr. James Jenkins, ?Bryndewi.
MUS/273/5The Modern Ariel Motor Cycle 1933-37 Owners' Guide
, in original envelope addressed from the Company to Mr J.J. Jenkins, Derwent Dale, Llanon, Cards.
29 September 1948
MUS/273/6English Roads at a Glance. In 12 sections for Motorists, Cyclists, Golfers. Section 7 (south-west Wales)
. E.J. Larby, Paternoster Row. In ink on title page, 'J.Jenkins, Derwent Dale, Llanon, Cards.'.
Handbook of A.J.S. Motor Cycles
'Rhaglen Goffa. Dr Joseph Parry 1841-1941'. Inscription on cover: 'Mrs J. Jenkins, 'Arwel', Llandysul'.