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Hughes, H. W., Miss, Teulu Hughes a Thomas, Talwrn, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAJ

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Papurau Miss H. W. Hughes, Teulu Hughes a Thomas, Talwrn

Short Title: Hughes, H. W., Miss, Teulu Hughes a Thomas, Talwrn, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1834-[1945]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.060 cubic metres (62 items)

Name of creator(s): Helena W. Hughes; John Rice Thomas


Administrative/Biographical history: John Rice Thomas, JP (1848-1916), farmer, lived at Bodeilio, Talwrn, Anglesey. He was the son of Evan R. Thomas of Rhyd Stores, Talwrn; his relatives included Winifred Hughes (née Thomas) (b. 1862) and Martha Thomas (a nurse in Dublin, Ireland, 1886-1903). He kept the accounts of the Band of Hope, and may have been involved in running Talwrn M. C. Church. He also assisted with Pentraeth Horticultural Show (1905) and a coronation party in 1911. Miss Helena W. Hughes (b. c. 1905), of Eithinog, Llangefni, Anglesey, formerly lived at Brynhyfryd, Talwrn, Anglesey; she was the niece of John Rice Thomas and daughter of John and Winifred Hughes.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Miss Helena W. Hughes, Anglesey, mainly family papers, 1834-[1945], including account book, Capel M C, Talwrn, 1887-1889; papers relating to Pentraeth Horticultural Show, 1904-1908; and farming diaries and other papers of John Rice Thomas, 1907-1916, including a farm notebook and Bodeilio accounts, 1916-1919, plans of Ynys and Dafan Dirion, Llanddyfnan, [n. d.].


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

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, Caernarfon Record Office 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, in this case Welsh.

Language codes: weleng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated, 1978/1979.


Related material: Further papers are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Rhyd Stores papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogues, Papurau Miss H. W. Hughes and Rhyd Stores papers; Ancestry website (, viewed 24 June 2003; West Glamorgan Archive Service website (, viewed 24 June 2003; Black, Karen, Summary of records in Anglesey County Record Office.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Horticultural exhibitions | Wales | Anglesey
Thomas family, | of Talwrn | Archives
Thomas, John Rice, | farmer of Talwrn | Diaries

Personal names
Hughes , Helena W.
Thomas , John Rice , farmer of Talwrn

Corporate names
Capel Nyth Clyd (Talwrn, Anglesey, Wales)

Llangefni (Wales)
Talwrn (Anglesey, Wales)

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