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Anglesey Archives
Anglesey Rural Community Council photographs and papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAN

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Anglesey Rural Community Council Photographs and Papers

Short Title: Anglesey Rural Community Council photographs and papers

Creation date(s): 1872-1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.181 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Anglesey Rural Community Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Anglesey Rural Community Council. Many of the photographs and papers originate with the office of Glynne Jones, Y Cymro, High Street, Llangefni, including day books of W. H./Owen Jones, butcher, Bulkeley Square, Menai Bridge.


Scope and content/abstract: Photographs [from Y Cymro] of weddings, Amlwch, Holyhead, the RNLI, RAF Valley, village halls, memorials, schools, Sunday Schools, Bodedern Show, Bardsey island, an accident at Penmaenmawr, Anglesey elections, industries and businesses, sports, carnivals, plays and performances, eisteddfodau, Anglesey Children's Club, negatives and glass negatives, [c. 1900]-1954; Anglesey Rural Community Council minute books, 1928-1984, including Anglesey Union of Village Halls and Societies, 1928-1930, Anglesey Playing Fields Association, 1948-1966; miscellaneous papers, 1928-1984; newspaper cuttings, 1943-1959.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: weddings; Amlwch; Holyhead; RNLI; RAF valley; village halls; memorials; classes (school, chapel); Bodedern Show; Bardsey island; accident at Penmaenmawr; Anglesey elections; industries, businesses; sports; carnival; plays and performances; Eisteddfodau; Anglesey children club; known individuals; four generations; known people and meetings outside Anglesey; unknown people; people and things; people and meetings outside Anglesey; glass negatives; negatives; negatives; newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous papers; Y Cymro file; day books W.H./Owen Jones, butcher, Menai Bridge; slides.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Two of the three day books of W. H. Jones, Bulkeley Square, Menai Bridge, are defective.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office 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, in this case Welsh.

Language codes: wel


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Appraised for retention

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Not known


Existence and location of originals: Llangefni Area Record Office, Gwynedd Archives and Museums Service.


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, Catalogue, Anglesey Rural Community Council; Charity website (, viewed 15 July 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) | Photographs
Anglesey Rural Community Council | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Anglesey Rural Community Council
Gwynedd Rural Community Council

Amlwch (Wales)
Bodedern (Wales)
Holyhead (Wales)
Penmaenmawr (Wales)
Valley (Wales)

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