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Mona Lodge mining papers (T W R Jones deposit) (Mona Lodge 1)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAP

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Mona Lodge Mining Papers (T W R Jones deposit) (Mona Lodge 1)

Short Title: Mona Lodge mining papers (T W R Jones deposit) (Mona Lodge 1)

Creation date(s): 1784-1941

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.013 cubic metres (75 items)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Fanning Evans


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Fanning Evans (1839-1891), metal mine owner, was the first metal mine inspector in North Wales. He later became a shareholder and owner-operator of parts of the Parys and Mona copper mines, Amlwch, Anglesey, leasing the Mona mine from 1866 to 1897, and by 1892, owner of Parys mine. He lived at Mona Lodge, Amlwch, during the 1880s-1890s. He had wide business interests, and was also a J.P., High Sheriff, and shipowner.


Scope and content/abstract: Mona mines records, 1789-1889; Amlwch brewery, 1888-1898; elections, 1784-1794; miscellaneous business papers, 1813-1899; remembrance cards, 1864-1884; and personal papers, [1880s]-1897.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Mona mines; Amlwch brewery; elections; miscellaneous papers; remembrance cards; personal papers; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Damaged by damp; conservation treatment done.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are avaiable 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.

Language codes: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit


Related material: Further records are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office, WDAAK, Mona Lodge Papers (2) (M A Jones deposit)


Note: Title from content of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Mona Lodge Papers (vol. 1); Slater's commercial directory for Amlwch 1883 (; Who's who in Almwch (, viewed 30 June 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Breweries | Wales | Anglesey
Copper mines and mining | Wales | Anglesey | Records and correspondence
Evans, Thomas Fanning, | 1839-1891 | Archives

Personal names
Evans , Thomas Fanning , 1839-1891

Corporate names
Mona Mine Company

Amlwch (Wales)
Mona Lodge (Amlwch, Wales)

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