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Yale and Hardcastle, collection of Anglesey papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAE

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Yale and Hardcastle Collection of Anglesey Papers

Short Title: Yale and Hardcastle, collection of Anglesey papers

Creation date(s): 1881-1959

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.155 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Yale & Hardcastle, surveyors


Administrative/Biographical history: Yale & Hardcastle are chartered surveyors, based in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire. From the late 19th century they acted as agents for many estates, and the Crown lands, in North Wales. They accumulated papers relating to the Neave family's Llys Dulas estate, Llanwenllwyfo, Anglesea (Penmon) Marble Quarries Company Ltd and Deer Park, Bulkeley Quarries and Dinmor Park limestone quarries, Lledwigan limeworks, Anglesey Dioritic Concrete and Hydraulic Limeworks, Llangefni, and also valuations of many properties in Anglesey.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the chartered surveyors Yale & Hardcastle, Anglesey, 1881-1959, mainly general correspondence, 1886-1965, papers relating to the Llys Dulas estate, 1923-1959; tithe papers, 1922-1935; Crown rents, 1881-1882; papers relating to quarries, 1875-[1902]; Rhuddgaer embankment, [n. d.]; Llangefni reservoir papers, 1913-1914; sale catalogues and valuations, [1885]-1957; and maps and plans, 1861-[pre 1914].


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: general correspondence; Llys Dulas Estate; tithe; Crown rents; quarries; Rhuddgaer Embankment; Llangefni reservoir; sale catalogues and valuations; plans and maps; 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: engwel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Yale & Hardcastle, 1979.


Related material: Further papers of Yale and Hardcastle, relating to properties in Caernarfonshire and Merionethsire, are held by Caernarfon and Meirionnydd Record Offices.


Note: Title supplied from name of depositor

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, Catalogue, Yale & Hardcastle Collection; Historical Manuscripts Commission website (, viewed on 11 June 2003; Anglesey Farms website (, viewed 17 October 2003; Club History website (, viewed 17 October 2003.

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) | Maps
Auction catalogues | Wales | Anglesey
Limestone industry | Wales | Anglesey
Llys Dulas Estate (Wales) | Archives
Quarries and quarrying* | Wales | Anglesey | Archives
Tithes | Wales | Anglesey
Yale and Hardcastle | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Anglesea Marble (Penmon) Company
Cefni Reservoir (Wales)
Llys Dulas Estate (Wales)
Yale and Hardcastle

Anglesey (Wales)
Llangefni (Wales)
Penmon (Wales)

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