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Anglesey Archives
Kingsbridge Camp, Beaumaris, facsimile archive

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAB

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Kingsbridge Camp, Beaumaris, Facsimile Archive

Short Title: Kingsbridge Camp, Beaumaris, facsimile archive

Creation date(s): 1979-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.004 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): A. H. Haley


Administrative/Biographical history: The Kingsbridge Camp, Llanfaes, near Beaumaris, Anglesey, was established in 1902 by the British Army as a training centre for the Royal Anglesey Royal Engineers, and was closed at the end of the First World War. Mr A. H. Haley, of Liverpool, advertised in the press, c. 1979, for information about the camp in the First World War, and received a variety of material in response, which was copied for deposit in the archive.


Scope and content/abstract: Copies, 1980, of photographs of soldiers based at Kingsbridge camp, Beaumaris; copies, 1980, of caricatures of officers at the camp by Sapper Bernard W. Handley; copy letter and other facsimiles of material collected by A. H. Haley relating to the camp, including his own correspondence and notes, 1979, relating to his research.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: correspondence; caricatures by Sapper Bernard W. Handley, 1917, and material about him, 1917-1980; photographs, 1916; 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: Collected by A. H. Haley, Liverpool, from sources which in many (though not all) cases can be identified in Haley's correspondence.

Immediate source of acquisition: Received from A. H. Haley, Liverpool.


Existence and location of originals: The original material was either retained by A. H. Haley or returned to its owners.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Kingsbridge Camp, Beaumaris, Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Soldiers | Billeting | Wales | Anglesey
Soldiers | Wales | Anglesey | Photographs
World War, 1914-1918 | Wales | Anglesey | Caricatures and cartoons

Personal names

Corporate names
Royal Anglesey Royal Engineers (Special Reserve)

Beaumaris (Wales)
Kingsbridge (Wales)

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