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Anglesey Archives
Evans, Arthur J., Llangefni, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAH

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Papurau Arthur J. Evans, MBE, Llangefni

Short Title: Evans, Arthur J., Llangefni, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): [1946]-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.039 cubic metres (75 items)

Name of creator(s): Arthur John Evans


Administrative/Biographical history: Arthur J. Evans, MBE, was born in Rhostryfan, Caernarfonshire. He began his career in local government in Caernarfonshire but in 1943 he became Chief Executive and Clerk of Llangefni Urban District Council, Anglesey, remaining until its abolition in 1974 (when its responsibilities were shared between Gwynedd County Council, Ynys Môn District Council, and Llangefni Town Council). He was awarded an MBE in 1962. He was married to Gwyneth and had one daughter, Dilys Wyn Shaw (born c. 1941). He published a history of Llangefni since the Second World War, Tu Hwnt i'r Llenni (1983).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Arthur J. Evans, [1946]-1983, mostly accumulated while researching the volume Tu Hwnt i'r Llenni (1983), including photographs depicting Llangefni, local events and dignitaries and visits from politicians, [1946]-1983, and copies of photographs, [late 19th century]; printed material relating to Llangefni and to Muscular Dystrophy, 1957-1983; material relating to Eisteddfod Môn, 1957-1978; papers relating to Anglesey District Council (Ynys Môn District Council) and Llangefni Town Council, 1973-1974; and files containing typescript drafts of Tu Hwnt i'r Llenni and related material, 1974-[1982].


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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 English and 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: Private deposit, 1988


Publication note: Material in the archive formed the basis of Arthur J. Evans, Tu Hwnt i'r Llenni (1983).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Papurau Arthur J. Evans, MBE; Evans, Arthur J., Tu Hwnt i'r Llenni (1983).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Llangefni (Wales) | History | 20th century | Sources
Llangefni (Wales) | Photographs

Personal names
Evans , Arthur J. (Arthur John)

Corporate names
Ynys Môn (Wales) | Borough Council

Llangefni (Wales)

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