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Anglesey Archives
Rogers, Thomas, of Pentraeth, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAF

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Papurau Thomas Rogers, Pentraeth

Short Title: Rogers, Thomas, of Pentraeth, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1802-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.026 cubic metres (91 items)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Rogers


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Rogers, of Pentraeth, Anglesey, was a grocer and general dealer. He was sub-postmaster from 1880 to 1900, when he was succeeded by Catherine Elias. By 1912, Rogers' shop was known as The Old Post Office. He had a son, John, a daughter, Mary Elizabeth (b. c. 1874), and a grandaughter, Lill (b. c. 1900), who became one of the first female students at the University College of North Wales, Bangor.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the grocer Thomas Rogers, Anglesey, 1802-1980, including Post Office leaflets, 1885-1892; game and gun licences, 1890-1892; and family papers and school photographs, 1840-1980.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

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: wel


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: c. 1986



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, Papurau Thomas Rogers; Pentraeth Community School website (, viewed 30 January 2004. NOTE: Item WDAAF/1, earliest item in collection, is probably misdated. Described as "Office Code Book, list of Public Telegraph Offices in the UK", dated 1802. Telegraph was only developed in 1840s.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Photograph collections | Wales | Anglesey
Post office stations and branches | Wales | Anglesey
Rogers, Thomas | of Pentraeth | Archives

Personal names
Rogers , Thomas , fl. 1874-1900 , of Pentraeth

Corporate names

Pentraeth (Wales)

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