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Anglesey Archives
Porthwen and Cemaes Brickworks and Llanfihangel Quarry, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 628

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Porthwen and Cemaes Brickworks and Llanfihangel Quarry papers

Short Title: Porthwen and Cemaes Brickworks and Llanfihangel Quarry, papers

Creation date(s): 1934-[1945]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.002 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): S. Richards

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Mr S. Richards of Minydon, Llanberis, Caernarfonshire, acted as a land agent in Anglesey. In 1934 he took an interest in the Amlwch Brick and Tile Co. Ltd's works at Porthwen, Amlwch, Anglesey, and the proposed Anglesey Brick and Granite Co. Ltd; Porthwen brickworks was leased to F. J. Chandler and Co. Ltd by Sir Thomas Lewis Neave. He produced a report on Dinorben Quarry, Llanfihangel Dinsylwy, Anglesey (later called Tandinas Quarry), and papers concerning Cemaes brickworks, Treflan quarry and clay from Church Bay and elsewhere on Anglesey.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: S. Richards papers, 1934-[1945]; reports, prospectus, inventory, analyses and correspondence, 1935-1937; report, [1945].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: 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 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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: No information found

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled 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, Minor List, Porthwen and Cemaes Brickworks and Llanfihangel Quarry Papers; PROCAT website (www.procat.gov.uk), viewed 2 February 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Brickworks | Wales | Anglesey
Quarries and quarrying* | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Richards , S. , of Minydon , Llanberis

Corporate names
Amlwch Brick and Tile Company | Porthwen Works
Anglesey Brick and Granite Company
Cemaes Brickworks (Anglesey Wales)
Dinorben Quarries Ltd

Places
Amlwch (Wales)
Llanfihangel Dinsylwy (Wales)
Porth Wen (Anglesey, Wales)

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