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Anglesey Archives
Hughes, Grace, Gwalchmai, papurau

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAB

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Papurau Grace Hughes, Gwalchmai

Short Title: Hughes, Grace, Gwalchmai, papurau

Creation date(s): 1850-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.039 cubic metres (254 items)

Name of creator(s): Grace Hughes


Administrative/Biographical history: Grace Hughes (d. 1975) lived at Llainfeirig, Gwalchmai, Anglesey. She was the niece of John Hughes (d. 1934) and granddaughter of Owen Hughes (1815-1888). Her cousin, the Rev. John Hughes (fl. 1915-1934), fought in the First World War and then became a minister at Groes, Denbighshire. Grace Hughes ran Siop Newydd in Gwalchmai, selling butter, milk and eggs. She corresponded widely with her relatives, including Robert and Laura Roberts, Iowa, USA, and William Rowlands, British Columbia, Canada.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Grace Hughes, Anglesey, 1850-1975, including family papers, 1902-1968; family photographs, 1850-1950; notebooks and diaries, including details of people, emigrants and farming activities, 1889-1955; programmes and tickets, 1904-1926; memorial cards, 1872-1927; newspaper cuttings, 1910-1945; Grace Hughes memorial card, 1975; and minute book, Gwalchmai MC Literary Society, 1910-1916.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: letters to the Llainfeirig family; Llainfeirig family photographs; notebooks and diaries; programmes and tickets; memorial cards; newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous family papers; Grace Hughes' postcard collection; advertisements; and Grace Hughes memorial card.

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.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: c. 1985



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Papurau Miss Grace Hughes; Rootsweb website (, viewed 26 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

Hughes family, | of Llainfeirig | Archives
Hughes, Grace, | d. 1975 | Archives
Photograph collections | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Hughes , Grace , d. 1975
Hughes , John , d. 1934
Hughes , John , of Groes , Denbighshire
Hughes , Owen , 1815-1888
Hughes family , of Llainfeirig

Corporate names

Gwalchmai (Wales)
Llainfeirig (Wales)
Trewalchmai (Wales)

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