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Anglesey Archives
H. Hughes & Sons Ltd., ironmongers, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDX

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: H. Hughes & Sons Ltd. (ironmongers) Papers

Short Title: H. Hughes & Sons Ltd., ironmongers, papers

Creation date(s): 1879-1953

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.116 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): H. Hughes & Sons Ltd.


Administrative/Biographical history: H. Hughes & Sons Ltd were ironmongers in Llanerchymedd, Anglesey (formerly known as T. & R. Williams, Dinorben House) from around the 1870s until the 1930s. The firm moved from their premises in Llanerchymedd in March 1978 and operate in Llangefni and Holyhead, Anglesey. They also own large premises in the industrial estate in Llangefni. Mr Thomas Williams, co-owner of the firm in the 19th and early 20th century, was a committee member of the North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh, and chairman of Anglesey County Council, 1905-1907.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of H. Hughes & Sons, Ltd, 1879-1955, including account books, 1879-1891; order books, 1903-1955; receipt books, 1935-1939; financial papers, 1885-1934; catalogues, 1904-1953; records relating to the North Wales Counties Lunatic Asylum, 1898-1907; miscellaneous records relating to Anglesey County Council, 1903-1913; and miscellaneous papers, 1895-1953.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: business records; North Wales Lunatic Asylum; 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.

Language codes: eng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by H. Hughes & Sons, Ltd, Llangefni, 1978.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, H. Hughes & Sons, Ltd Papers.

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
H. Hughes & Sons | Archives
Ironmongers | Wales | Anglesey | Archives
Mentally ill | Care | Wales | Denbighshire
North Wales Hospital (Denbigh, Wales) | Archives

Personal names
Williams , Thomas , b. 1852

Corporate names
Anglesey (Wales) | County Council
H. Hughes & Sons
North Wales Hospital (Denbigh, Wales)
T. & R. Williams (Firm)

Denbigh (Wales)

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