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Anglesey Archives
Hughes, Hugh, Amlwch, bookseller, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDK

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Hugh Hughes, Amlwch, (bookseller) Papers

Short Title: Hughes, Hugh, Amlwch, bookseller, papers

Creation date(s): 1770-1976

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.013 cubic metres (38 items)

Name of creator(s): Hugh Hughes


Administrative/Biographical history: Hugh Hughes (1819-1897) of Amlwch, Anglesey, was a bookseller and stationer. He was a local historian and used the pen names 'Ieuan Glan Eilian' and 'Chemicus'. He had a son, Owen Hughes, and a daughter, the mother of H. R. Watterson, who added many books (mainly religious) to the collection.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers and books of Hugh Hughes and others, 1770-1976, including notebooks of Hugh and Owen Hughes, 1861-[1908]; a manuscript of Amlwch history by Hugh Hughes, [19th century]; press cuttings, 1870-1888; books, 1770-1976, mainly religious in nature; manuscript notebook relating to Amlwch C. M. Chapel, probably written by Owen Hughes, son of Hugh Hughes, [c. 1908]; Hughes family pedigree.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

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.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by his grandson, H. R. Watterson, Amlwch, [c. 1976].



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Hugh Hughes, Amlwch, Papers.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003

Amlwch (Wales) | History
Hughes family, | of Amlwch | Genealogy
Religious literature, Welsh

Personal names
Hughes , Hugh , 1819-1897 , Ieuan Glan Eilian

Corporate names

Amlwch (Wales)

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