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Anglesey Archives
Austin, W. H., County Water Engineer, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 1866

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: W. H. Austin (County Water Engineer) Papers

Short Title: Austin, W. H., County Water Engineer, papers

Creation date(s): 1866-[c. 1970]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.019 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): W. H. Austin; Anglesey County Council; Holyhead Waterworks Company.


Administrative/Biographical history: W. H. Austin was the Anglesey County Council county water engineer and manager.


Scope and content/abstract: Holyhead Waterworks Company papers including minute books, 1866-1891, account books, 1866-1880, and labour book, 1867-1878; Anglesey County Council Water Supply papers consisting of reports, 1943-[c. 1970], correspondence, 1950-1959, files, 1947-1960, newspaper cuttings, 1949 and undated, photographs, [c. 1948]-[1950], journals, 1945-1952, and miscellaneous, 1946-1966; thesis by D. L. Roberts (student ICE), Loughborough College, on Anglesey County Water Supply, 1955; radio play script 'They Made a Lake' by S. A. Claridge, 1950; articles by W. H. Austin, 1945-1952; brochure for water supply scheme, 1966; papers relating to reservoirs, accounts, 1947-1950; plans, 1941-[c. 1958].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Holyhead Waterworks Company; Anglesey County Council Water Supply.

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.

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Anglesey County Council minutes (WCM), and other County Council Papers (WCC); also Water Authority (WDAK).


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, W. H. Austin.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Anglesey (Wales). | County Council | Archives
Holyhead Waterworks Company | Archives
Water-supply engineering | Wales | Anglesey | Designs and plans
Water-supply | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Austin , W. H. , [alive 1946-1958]

Corporate names
Anglesey (Wales) | County Council
Holyhead Waterworks Company


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