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Williams, Hugh, of Llanrhyddlad, contractor, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 1864

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Hugh Williams of Llanrhyddlad (contractor) papers

Short Title: Williams, Hugh, of Llanrhyddlad, contractor, papers

Creation date(s): 1888-1952

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.026 cubic metres (5 items)

Name of creator(s): Hugh Williams; H. & J. Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Hugh Williams (fl. 1888-1907) of Llanrhyddlad, Angelsey, was a building contractor and joiner, undertaking numerous building jobs in the area. His firm later became H. & J. Williams, partners John Williams and William Williams. The company dealt in glass, oil, paint, lime, bricks, tiles, slates, cement and other decorating and building supplies and also made coffins. The firm's clients included the Diocese of Bangor, chapels, Valley Hotel and the Education and Smallholding departments of Anglesey County Council, School Boards and Anglesey Rustic Marble Co. They carried out building work in Rhydwen, Llanrhuddlad, Borthwen, Llanfechell, Llanfairynghornwy, Bodedern, Rhoscolyn, Four Milr Bridge, Valley, Llandrygarn, Caergeiliog, Bryngwran, Llanfaethlu, Trearddur Bay and Llanfigael.


Scope and content/abstract: Ledgers, 1888-1951, the earliest including apprenticeships of William and Robert Jones of Tan y Bryn; account books, 1924-1952.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: ledgers; account books.

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.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: It has not been possible to confirm that Hugh Williams was the same firm as H. & J. Williams.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title compiled from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Minor Lists, Hugh Williams (contractor).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Building materials | Wales | Anglesey
Construction workers | Wales | Anglesey | Archives

Personal names
Williams , Hugh , of Llanrhyddlad

Corporate names
H. & J. Williams (Firm)

Llanrhyddlad (Wales)

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