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Anglesey Archives
Merched y Wawr, Rhanbarth Môn, casgliad (collection)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 1823

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Casgliad Merched y Wawr, Rhanbarth Môn

Short Title: Merched y Wawr, Rhanbarth Môn, casgliad (collection)

Creation date(s): 1967-1998

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.05 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Merched y Wawr, Anglesey


Administrative/Biographical history: Zonia Bowen started the national movement Merched y Wawr and the magazine Y Wawr in 1967; it is a Welsh-speaking society for women, with over 250 local branches. Branches in Rhanbarth Môn (Anglesey district) are overseen by the Angelsey Committee.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Merched y Wawr, Anglesey, 1967-1998, including minutes of the Anglesey Committee, 1968-1998; papers relating to financial matters, 1968-1996; newspaper cuttings and miscellaneous printed material, 1971-1998; Merched y Wawr, Llangoed branch papers, 1967-1995.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement:

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, in this case Welsh.

Language codes: wel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been appraised for retention.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied



Note: Title supplied from content of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Anglesey Minor Lists, Casgliad Merched y Wawr, Rhanbarth Môn; Merched y Wawr website (, viewed 16 July 2003; Y Lolfa website (, viewed 17 July 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Women | Wales | Anglesey | Societies and clubs | Archives

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Merched y Wawr | Anglesey area

Anglesey (Wales)

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