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Mona Lodge, mining papers (M. A. Jones deposit) (Mona Lodge 2)

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAK

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Mona Lodge Mining Papers (M. A. Jones Deposit) (Mona Lodge 2)

Short Title: Mona Lodge, mining papers (M. A. Jones deposit) (Mona Lodge 2)

Creation date(s): 1786-1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.065 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Thomas Fanning Evans


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Fanning Evans (1839-1891), metal mine owner, was inspector of metal mines, and later leased Mona Mine, Amlwch, Anglesey. He lived at Mona Lodge, Amlwch, and took an interest in Conservative politics and lifeboat provision, as well as industry (Amlwch Gas Company and Amlwch Brewery Company)and shipping. The proprietors of the Mona Mine Co. between 1786 and 1798 were the Earl of Uxbridge, Sir Henry Paget and Thomas Williams, Esq. (1737-1802). John Price was the mine agent who lived in Mona Lodge in 1790 and was replaced by James Treweek (1779-1851) in 1811, reporting to John Sanderson, Lord Uxbridge's estate manager. In 1847 Treweek was followed as Manager of the mine by his son John Henry Treweek (1817-1876). In 1866 the Mona mine was leased to Thomas Fanning Evans and John Wynne Paynter.


Scope and content/abstract: Mona Mine Co. and other papers of Evans, including accounts and bargain sheets, 1786-1898; legal papers for Roe & Co. v Earl of Uxbridge, 1785-1827; letters about mines and shipping, 1886-1897; personal letters concerning the Bull Bay Lifeboat Station, 1888-1889, and the Conservative Party, 1887-1892; memos, 1887-1898; telegrams and notes, 1887-1889; miscellaneous business papers, 1885-1898; postcards, mostly business; 1881-1890; receipts relating to mines and shipping, 1887-1899; personal and tithe rental, 1887-1900; correspondence about brewery and gasworks, 1887-1899, with receipts, 1886-1890; and other miscellaneous papers, 1868-1967.


Language/scripts of material: Mainly English, Welsh, one in French and German.

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: accounts and bargain sheets; court cases and depositions; letters; memos; telegrams and notes; miscellaneous business papers; postcards; receipts; brewery and gasworks; and miscellaneous.

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, the National Library of Wales 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: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Some material post-dating Thomas Fanning Evans has been added, persumably also derived from Mona Lodge.

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit


Related material: See also Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WDAP, Mona Lodge (T. W. R. Jones deposit) papers.


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, Mona Lodge Papers (1 and 2); History of Parys and Mona copper mines (, viewed 23 August 2003.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Breweries | Wales | Anglesey
Copper mines and mining | Wales | Anglesey | Records and correspondence
Evans, Thomas Fanning, | 1839-1891 | Archives
Gas industry | Wales | Anglesey
Legal documents | Wales | Anglesey
Shipping | Wales | Anglesey
Tithes | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Evans , Thomas Fanning , 1839-1891

Corporate names
Amlwch Brewery Company
Amlwch Gas Company
Mona Mine Company
Royal National Lifeboat Institution | Anglesey (Wales) area

Amlwch (Wales)
Mona Lodge (Amlwch, Wales)

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