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Anglesey Archives
Ty Mawr Mynydd, Holyhead, family correspondence

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAX

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Family correspondence, Ty Mawr Mynydd, Holyhead

Short Title: Ty Mawr Mynydd, Holyhead, family correspondence

Creation date(s): 1841-1936, 1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.013 cubic metres (93 items)

Name of creator(s): Hughes family of Ty Mawr Mynydd, Holyhead


Administrative/Biographical history: Ty Mawr Mynydd is located in Holyhead, Anglesey, and was owned by the Hughes family in the 19th and 20th centuries. William Hughes was a customs official in Liverpool in 1840; in 1865, he left for America. The family correspondence covered topics including farming in Britain and America, the American gold rush and Australian gold diggings, land and money values, shipwrecks, work, the price of grain, developments in Holyhead (including the railway, mail boats, World War One, South Stack, steam threshing, the breakwater and property rental), as well as family news.


Scope and content/abstract: Family trees, 1936, 1984, and family letters, 1841-1935.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: family trees; and family letters.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

Language codes: engwel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit.


Publication note: The family letters were edited and published privately by Elizabeth Grace Roberts under the title Anglesey Family Letters, 1840-1935 (Liverpool, 1976).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2002

Hughes family, | of Ty Mawr Mynydd | Archives

Personal names
Hughes family , of Ty Mawr Mynydd

Corporate names

Holyhead (Wales)

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