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Anglesey Archives
Roberts, Elwyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAO

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Elwyn Roberts Papers

Short Title: Roberts, Elwyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1924-1981

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.349 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Elwyn Roberts


Administrative/Biographical history: Elwyn Roberts (1904-1988) of Peniarth, Bodorgan, Anglesey, was the General Secretary of Plaid Cymru until his retirement, and continued as honorary treasurer. He was the Organiser for Ymgyrch Senedd i Gymru between 1953 and 1956, and was a councillor for Anglesey and Gwynedd County Councils. He became secretary-organiser for the Eisteddfodau at Colwyn Bay in 1947 and Llanrwst in 1951. He was the North Wales organiser for Plaid Cymru, and also financial officer.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to Elwyn Roberts, 1924-1981, including papers relating to Plaid Cymru, 1971-[post 1977]; papers relating to the proposed Shell Oil Terminal at Amlwch, 1971-[1977]; papers relating to Anglesey Congregational Union, 1924-1982; papers relating to meetings of Anglesey and Gwynedd County Councils, 1972-1982; lists of voters, 1972-1982; personal papers relating to the work of Elwyn Roberts as councillor, 1967-1979; personal correspondence, 1972-1977; papers relating to education in general, 1968-1981, health and hospitals in Wales, 1971-1974, reports of the Welsh Council, 1971-1974, Anglesey County Council Water Department and Anglesey water supply, 1971-1975, and eisteddfodau, 1969-1981.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into subject files.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogues are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. 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 and English.

Language codes: weleng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited in September 1982.


Related material: Further papers (mainly relating to Plaid Cymru) are National Library of Wales, Elwyn Roberts Papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Elwyn Roberts, 1983; Anglesey Healing Centre website (, viewed 16 October 2003; Daily Post (23 August 1988); NLW, Obituaries (1988).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Anglesey (Wales). | County Council | Archives
County council members | Wales | Anglesey
Eisteddfodau | Wales
Gwynedd (Wales). | County Council | Archives
Plaid Cymru | Archives
Roberts, Elwyn, | 1904-1988 | Correspondence
Water-supply | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Roberts , Elwyn , 1904-1988

Corporate names
Anglesey Congregational Union
Plaid Cymru

Anglesey (Wales)
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